George Harrison's childhood home in Liverpool to auction

George Harrison's childhood home in Speke, Liverpool is up for auction at the city's famous Cavern Club.

Countrywide Property Auctions is to handle the sale, with the house carrying a guide price of £100,000 ($162,185).

George Harrison home
George Harrison lived at the house in Speke between 1950 and 1962

The firm commented: "The Harrison family moved into the then council house in 1950, when George was just six years old; he spent 12 happy years living there before fame and stardom whisked him away in 1962.

"Despite his young age, 25 Upton Green became a regular rehearsal venue for The Quarrymen, due in large part to the tolerance of George's parents."

John Lennon's former Liverpool home realised £480,000 ($772,000) in 2013, beating an initial estimate of £150,000 ($405,398) by 220%.

Harrison's house should also surpass its estimate thanks to its famous former inhabitant, although its location away from the city's tourist traffic will limit the price.

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