The founding and growth of Medieval Liverpool
When Liverpool was founded, by King John in 1207, the tiny new town only had seven streets. These were Pepper or Whiteacre Street (which became Old Hall Street); Moore Street (which became Tithebarn Street); Juggler Street (which became High Street and on which the Town Hall stands); Bancke Street (which became Water Street); and Chapel, Dale, and Castle Streets (which retain their original names).
Hear how each street got its names, and listen to some of the wonderfully entertaining stories of the people and buildings that make each of the Seven Streets so special. These include the stories of The Sanctuary Stone; the Tower and Castle; Medieval public entertainments (including the stocks, pillory and ducking stool!); the Tithebarn; Crosse Hall; and the Goddess Minerva ... and much more.
There is so much to hear and enjoy in this intriguing history of the heart of Liverpool.