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LIVERPOOL CASTLE

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Castle, mentioned in a document of 1347 as being moated with four towers. During the civil war it was occupied by the Royalists in 1643 and in 1659 Parliament ordered it to be demolished. but only the gatehouse and parts of the walls were pulled down. The castle was completely demolished in 1725 for the construction of St George's church, which has also since been demolished. The North and West sections of the moat were located during building work in the 1920s. A tunnel was also located which may have connected with a tower on the shore (SJ 39 SW 5).

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