The Making of the Wirral landscape
16 October 2016 14:30 - 16 October 2016 16:00
See the Wirral in a new light, from the earliest human
settlements in Greasby 7000 years ago, through Roman ocupations,
Vikings, Normans and the massive industrial changes which saw the
Wirral become a centre of the modern world.
This talk will focus on two aspects of the landscape - the
geology of the area which has greatly influenced historic land use
and the use of boundaries, some of which were laid down over one
thousand years ago. Profusely illustrated using modern photographs
and historic maps.
About the speaker: Anthony Annakin-Smith, author and
local historian with an interest in 'reading the landscape' of the
Wirral - understanding the natural and human story behind how it
Who is it suitable for?
What does it cost?
Nothing - its free.
Do I need to book?
No - just turn up on the day
Organised By the Friends of Ness Gardens
No ticket is required