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Leasowe Castle, Wallasey

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Leasowe Castle, Wallasey, built in 1593. (1) Leasowe Castle, or the New Hall, later the King Edward VII Convalescent Home for Railwaymen, bears the date 1593 and is said to have consisted originally of an octagonal tower four storeys high. Four square towers were added from alternate faces...

Irish penny of Elizabeth I, 1602, Hilbre Island

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

An Irish copper penny of Elizabeth I, dated 1602. Found in March 1948 by the keeper on Hilbre whilst digging in the garden of his house there. (1-2)

Abbey Grange, Bridle Road, Eastham

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Abbey Grange, Bridle Road, Eastham. The property, along with No. 5 Manor Road, formerly Monks Cottage, was known as Plimyard. (1) Plimyard Hall was described in 1714 as an ancient stone farmhouse probably built on the site of a grange belonging to the monks of St. Werburgh. (2) Buildings a...

St Oswalds Church, Bidston Village Road, Bidston

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St Oswalds is a 19th century church, with a surviving 16th century tower, and 13th century origins, in Bidston. The earliest historical mention of a church at Bidston was in Pope Nicholas taxation of 1288 - 1291 where it is referred to as Ecclia de Bedeston, and until the mid 19th century,...

Site of Raby Watermill, Raby Mere

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Site of Raby Watermill, Raby Mere. A number of date stones are recorded as associated with the former mill building, several built into the adjacent mill house. These include dates of 1601/1610, 1690, 1704 and 1791. (1-2) The Talbot coat of arms were displayed on Raby watermill. The mill h...