NEW BRIGHTON 05A - Fort Perch Rock
Fort Perch Rock, New Brighton, Wirral, Merseyside.
A defense installation, built in the 1820s to defend the Port of Liverpool. The initial idea was put forward In 1803 by Liverpool merchants who were concerned about a possible French invasion during the Napoleonic wars, but work didn't get started until 1826. The fort was completed in 1829.
It is now a tourist attraction and museum.
November 07, 2018
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