Lennon and McCartney Liverpool Houses Protected By Govt

03/02/2012
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(Gibson) John Lennon and Paul McCartney's Liverpool homes have been give special "listed" status by the British government.

The Liverpool Echo reports that Heritage and Tourism Minister John Penrose made the announcement about giving a the Grade II listing honor to 20 Forthlin Road (Macca's home) and 251 Menlove Avenue (Lennon's house) while visiting the home Lennon shared with his Aunt Mimi.

John Penrose said: "It's almost impossible to overestimate the significance the Beatles had and continue to have on western life and culture since they first came together in the early 1960s.

"These houses, unremarkable from the outside, have been painstakingly preserved and restored so visitors today can get a real sense of how life must have been for the group as they were starting up. more on this story

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