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Archaeological sites

Liverpool is not as well known for its archaeology as it is for its, for example, listed buildings and museums. Part of the reason for this is that it’s often hard to distinguish between an archaeological site and some other kind of historic feature.

This isn’t the place to debate what constitutes archaeology (there’s not the space!). Suffice to say that anything that doesn’t fit neatly into another category will find a home here. At the moment you can see brief descriptions of:

  • some placenames (e.g. Toxteth)
  • stray finds (e.g. prehistoric pots in Wavertree)
  • excavation sites (e.g. Greasby Copse, Wirral)
  • Link to my blog posts (e.g. Ridge and Furrow, West Derby)

It’s a thoroughly mixed bag, and I can’t hope to cover everything. However, if there’s something you think should be on here, drop me a line!