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BIRKENHEAD PRIORY

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A medieval priory is visible as a ruined building on air photographs. The feature is still extant on the latest 1992 Ordnance Survey vertical photography.

The remains of part of the 12th century Benedictine priory adjoining the ruins and restored tower of St Marys parish church. It is sited on an isolated headland in Wirral bounded by Wallasey Pool the Mersey Estuary and Tranmere Pool. The extent of the internal garden is visible as an earthwork. Little remains of the ranges and the ground on which they stood was used as a burial ground for many years.

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