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Anderton - Squirrel Inn

Name: The Squirrel Inn

Address: Chorley Road, Anderton


The Squirrel Inn lay just within the Anderton parish boundary on the outskirts of Horwich.  It was a going concern as early as 1824, shown on the Standish Directory of that year below when it was being run by a Chpr Lockey.



Listed landlords at the Squirrel were Chpr Lockey (1824), Johnathan Broadhurst (1841-51), Samuel Lee (1861-75), Betty Lee (1875-91), Peter Barker (1901), Whittle Fallows Barker (1911-1939) and Walter Gibson Barker (1939-).


1841 Census

1851 Census

1861 Census

1871 Census

Samuel Lee Probate 1875

1881 Census

1891 Census

Map c.1907

1901 Census

1911 Census

Probate for Whittle Fallows Barker 1939

London Gazette 1939

The original pub was demolished and rebuilt around 1960 and one shown below rebuilt on the same site.  This then closed in 2003 and became an Indian Restaurant although by 2011 it had again closed and the building has now been demolished and four large houses built on the plot.
The Squirrel MK2 built in 1960 Closed

Planning Application

Item    11/00131/FUL  
Case Officer Mr Matthew Birkinshaw 

Ward  Adlington & Anderton 
Proposal Demolition of the former pub/restaurant and the erection of 4 detached dwellings with associated works 
Location Sultan's Palace Indian Restaurant Bolton Road Anderton BoltonBL6 7RW 
Applicant Squirrel Investments 
Consultation expiry: 9 March 2011 
Application expiry:  11 April 2011 
Application No.  11/00131/FUL    Consultation Expiry: 9 March 2011    Application Expiry: 11 April 2011 
Proposal Demolition of the former pub/restaurant and the erection of 4no. detached dwellings with associated works at the former Sultan’s Palace Indian Restaurant, Bolton Road, Anderton (Re-submission of 10/01095/FUL). 

The Development Plan for the Squirrel Site 2011

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