2005

SJ3191 : Liscard Hall, Central Park

taken 18 years ago, near to Seacombe, Wirral, England

Liscard Hall, Central Park
Liscard Hall, Central Park
In the early nineteenth century, Liscard Hall (then called Moor Heys House) and the surrounding parkland was home of Sir John Tobin, ship owner, merchant, African trader and one-time Mayor of Liverpool. On the death of his successor, son-in-law Harold Littledale in 1889, Wallasey Local Board bought the estate and opened it to the public on Whit Monday 1891. The building is disused and in disrepair having been used as a science and art college until 1982.
In the early hours of 7th of July 2008 this building was set ablaze, possibly by vandals, and has since been demolished. LinkExternal link

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Category: Mansion
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Wallasey [11] · Central Park [8] · Liverpool [3] · Public House [3] · Sir John Tobin [3] ·
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SJ3191, 39 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Sue Adair   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 13 November, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 13 November, 2005
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3118 9153 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.9640N 3:2.2145W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3129 9154
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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