Buildings linked with Slave Trade Highlighted
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The old Martin’s Bank, and a warehouse in Parr Street are two of the many buildings and landmarks in Liverpool linked to the trade in enslaved Africans. This connection has been highlighted by the government to commemorate two centuries since the trade’s abolition. Margaret Hodge, Culture Minister, and Simon Thurley, chief executive of English Heritage, both commented. See here for a full report by the Liverpool Echo