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Does anyone remember a  shop top right of Broxholme Road where it meets Hackthorn Road? Recently moved into property and would be great to have confirmation that it was a shop originally etc.

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Hi Rockchopper - this is evidently No 70 Broxholme Road, and it was indeed a shop.  As long ago as 1911, White's/Kelly's Directory shows "Charles Hewitt, shopkeeper" at that address. Kelly's directories continue to show it as a shop until the 1971 edition "D. Phelan, shopkeeper", but the shop must have closed soon afterwards and the 1974 directory (the last one published) just gives "Peter Hallam" as householder.

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