Grassendale

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Coordinates: 53°21′29″N 2°54′25″W / 53.358°N 2.907°W / 53.358; -2.907

Grassendale
Knowsley Road Grassendale.jpg
Knowsley Road, Grassendale
Grassendale is located in Merseyside
Grassendale
Grassendale
 Grassendale shown within Merseyside
OS grid reference SJ396850
Metropolitan borough City of Liverpool
Metropolitan county Merseyside
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LIVERPOOL
Postcode district L19
Dialling code 0151
Police Merseyside
Fire Merseyside
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Garston and Halewood
List of places
UK
England
Merseyside

Grassendale is an affluent and prestigious suburb of Liverpool, in Merseyside, England. It is located in the south of the city, bordered by Aigburth and Garston.

History[edit]

St Mary's Church opened in August 1853.

Description[edit]

Grassendale is a prestigious, almost entirely residential suburb, which consists of large, expensive and detached 19th century villas. The area is particularly green, and the houses are set well back from the road. This district retains classic-style streetlamps which give the area a traditional feel.

Among the residences, is Grassendale House, with 20 acres of land, the property of George Hargreaves, Esq., who is also owner of Beach Lawn, occupied by W.J. Marrow, Esq.; and at Grassendale is the villa of J. Grant Morris, Esq.

—From: 'Gargrave - Gatenby', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 279-282.[1]

Grassendale Park and Cressington Park were designated as conservation areas on 13 November 1968.[2] The ward, which contains both parks and the housing, is called Cressington. Otterspool Promenade is located nearby and runs along the bank of the River Mersey from just north of Garston Docks to Otterspool Park.

Transport[edit]

Cressington railway station is located in the centre of the district, providing Northern Line (Merseyrail) services to Southport, Liverpool and Hunts Cross.

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