Newsham Park

Newsham Park in Liverpool, England is a 121 acres (49 ha) Victorian park that was opened in 1868.

It is built on land purchased by the Liverpool Corporation from the Molyneux Estate. The development of the park was funded by the sale of plots for the construction of housing. Consequently the park is fringed by Victorian housing, some of which is currently empty and derelict..The area has been awarded Conservation area status, a legal protection against development to protect and preserve the Victorian architecture.
 Newsham Park is the first individual work of the landscape architect Edward Kemp,it has been awarded Grade II listed status.
 The park also plays host to several impressive buildings, including the Grade II listed Seaman's Orphanage — a building later converted to Newsham Park Hospital which now remains empty.
 The park has been placed by English Heritage on its Heritage At Risk list because of its "very bad" condition and because it is "expected to deteriorate.

 The old Orphange/Hospital in the background.

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