Pubs of Manchester

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Saturday, 31 May 2014

Grapes Inn, Rusholme Road

Grapes Inn, Rusholme Road, Chorlton-on-Medlock. (c) Bob Potts [1].

Pictured above in the 1950s, the Grapes Inn opened in 1864 at No.53 Rusholme Road, straddling Wood Street and Maskell Street [1,2].  This location was classed as Chorlton-on-Medlock but was only just off Downing Street and Ardwick Green South in Ardwick.  The Grapes closed in 1962, just two years short of its century, as a Wilsons house [1].  The former location of the Grapes in was roughly where Kale Street meets Wadeson Street today on the Brunswick Estate.

1. The Old Pubs of Chorlton-upon-Medlock, Bob Potts (1980).
2. The Old Pubs of Hulme & Chorlton -on-Medlock, Bob Potts (1997).

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