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Love me don't: National Trust won't bid for John Lennon's childhood home

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

The National Trust has revealed that it will not be bidding for John Lennon’s childhood home when it goes up for auction at Liverpool’s famous Cavern Club on 29th October.

The Beatles star lived in the red-brick terrace house (pictured above) at 9 Newcastle Road, Wavertree until he was five-years-old, from 1940 to 1945. It has been given a guide price of £150,000 to £250,000 but the Trust has said it will not be adding to its two-strong collection of Beatles' former homes as there was "no significance to the house in terms of musical influence or development". A spokesperson for the National Trust told MailOnline Travel: "Where we can, we take on properties of significant historical interest which are about to be lost to the nation, but we do not have the resources to acquire all the properties we would like.

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Source: Mail OnLine

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