Grassendale

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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
Metropolitan county
Region
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
List of places
UK
England
Merseyside
53°21′29″N 2°54′25″W / 53.358°N 2.907°W / 53.358; -2.907Coordinates: 53°21′29″N 2°54′25″W / 53.358°N 2.907°W / 53.358; -2.907

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

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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