Liverpool Landscapes is the sister site to Historic Liverpool.
The blog covers news about Liverpool’s ever-changing landscape, the heritage of the city (with a landscape archaeology slant) as well as updates to the main Historic Liverpool site.
As the Internet becomes ever more important as a historical resource, I also cover the online resources that are springing up all over the place which I think you’ll find useful. There is even the odd book review, if I think it’ll interest you.
Historic Liverpool is a map-based site covering the history and archaeology of the city’s landscape, from the last Ice Age to the present day. It deals with the natural landscape of hills, coast and valleys which make up Merseyside, and the buildings, roads and other infrastructure which make up the city which Scousers call home.
It even occasionally extends to the people themselves, as everyone from the poorest working classes to the most powerful aldermen, councillors and mayors through the years have all had their effect on Merseyside’s landscape.
The Man Behind the Words
Both sites are written by me, Martin Greaney. I was born and grew up in Liverpool, and have always been fascinated by its history and architecture. I left to do a BA and MA in Archaeology and Landscape Archaeology respectively in Sheffield, before spending a bit of time as a field archaeologist.
Both sites are still works in progress (and will always be, I expect); I hope you enjoy both Historic Liverpool and Liverpool Landscapes.
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