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    The Seaman's Orphanage (also known as the Park Hospital) on Orphan Drive. It was built in 1871-74 by Waterhouse. Queen Victoria visited it in 1886 during the Great Liverpool Exhibition. It's Maritime connection is shown in the ship carved above the doorway.


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    excellent, is that a Liverbird on the 2nd pic?
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    Hi Kev,

    Do you know, I've never even noticed that before! You're right
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    A few more older pictures of the interior at my website:

    http://www.buildingatrisk.co.uk/newshampark

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    Shame that the building has fallen into total disarray
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