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  1. Liverpool Airport

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    The land on the banks of the River Mersey has been a place for aviators to land and take off almost since the beginning of powered flight. Built in part of the grounds of Speke Hall, Liverpool, Speke Airport, as the airport was originally known, started scheduled flights in 1930 with a service by Imperial Airways via Barton Aerodrome near Eccles, Manchester and Castle Bromwich Aerodrome Birmingham to Croydon Airport near London. The airport was officially opened in mid-1933.

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  2. Woolton Picture House

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    Originally a 255 seat auditorium, the Woolton Picture House in Mason Street first opened on 26th December 1927 and is the oldest surviving cinema in Liverpool. The original name, Woolton Picture House is still visible above and behind the canopy at the entrance, the cinemas architect was Lionel Pritchard.

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  3. Everton Beacon

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    Everton Beacon, the small round tower, was built as a Bridewell or lock-up in 1787, however, the original beacon built to guide ships using the Mersey estuary stood over half a mile north of the round tower. It was built by Ranuf, Earl of Chester, in around 1230. The building was a plain square two storey building and housed a kitchen on its ground floor and a guardroom upstairs, it is said to have blown down during a storm in 1802.

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  4. Peter Kavanaghs Pub

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    Peter Kavanaghs Public House is situated in Egerton Street, Toxteth close to Upper Parliament Street. The pub was built in the nineteenth century and was taken over by Peter Kavanagh in the 1890s and he named it, 'The Grapes'. The layout is a typical northern one of a drinking lobby with rooms at the front and rear of the building, both are served from doorways to the servery
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  5. Wavertree History

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    A lock-up, a small house, a tower a dispute over water and a house named after Sir Walter Scott's birthplace, just a small part of the history of a Liverpool suburb 'Wavertree'.



    Wavertree Lock up

    An octagonal lock-up built of sandstone in 1796 it is often referred to as the 'Round House', it was a place were the villagers, who would assist the village constable, or indeed the constable himself could detain drunks and vagabonds. The owner of the Lake
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