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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. Toxteth a brief history

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Edwards View Post

    The authors William Farrer & J. Brownbill writing about Toxteth, described it as follows:

    This township, stretched for 3 miles along to the River Mersey, and stretches inland for 2 miles. The ground in the northerly half rises somewhat steeply from the river; inland there are several undulations, the highest
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  2. Park Hill Reservoir

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Edwards View Post
    Park Hill Reservoir

    Half the size of a football pitch, with towering iron columns and soaring arches - it's hard to believe all this was hidden behind derelict Victorian chimneys, empty and unused for over a decade.

    The Reservoir is perched at the top of High Park Street in Liverpool, the magnificent structure once provided