13 Beach Lawn / 1-15 Beach Lawn

26 Sep 2001
13 Beach Lawn, Crosby, Sefton, Merseyside, L22 8QA
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1-15 Beach Lawn, Crosby, Sefton, Merseyside, L22 8QA
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SJ3198SW BEACH LAWN 778-1/6/14 (North East side) 16/08/72 No.13 (Formerly Listed as: BEACH LAWN Nos.1-15 (Consecutive))


Detached villa with attached verandah, now forming part of row of 15 in interestingly varied but harmonious style. Mid to later C19, for shipping magnate [Ismay, proprietor of White Star Line]; altered. White-painted stucco, slate roof, stuccoed chimneys; cast-iron verandah. Italianate style. L-plan, with projecting gabled wing to left and screen wall to right. EXTERIOR: two-and-a-half storeys, 1:2 windows, a strongly articulated composition with open-pedimental gabled wing to left, plus conservatory attached to set-back 2-storey screen wall to right ; with a string course over ground floor, sill-band to 1st floor and bracketed eaves and gable. The main range has a large doorway to the left with side-windows and matching overlight, and half-glazed door, and a canted bay window to the right; at 1st floor a one-light window and a large tripartite window, both with moulded architraves and the latter with a cornice on consoles; and above these a very small 2-light window under the eaves and a half-dormer with semi-circular canopy breaking the eaves. The wing to the left has a 2-storey canted bay, the ground-floor window tripartite with rounded corners and pilastered architrave with corner finials and the 1st floor window with panelled aprons and hipped lead-clad roof extended as a swept canopy; and at 2nd floor a Venetian window with pilastered and keyed architrave. All the windows now have altered glazing. Tall corniced multiple-flue chimneys. Attached to main range is cast-iron verandah which links to conservatory attached to right-hand end. Linked to Nos 11 and 12 to the right (qv); adjoins Nos 14 and 15 to the left (qv). INTERIOR: not inspected. All the listed buildings in Beach Lawn, together with those in Adelaide Terrace, Bath Street, Marine Crescent and Marine Terrace, form a group in the Waterloo Conservation Area of Crosby.

Listing NGR: SJ3134798328


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1600 IOE Records taken by Mike Pollitt; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Mike Pollitt. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Pollitt, Mike

Rights Holder: Pollitt, Mike


Slate, Stucco, Georgian Villa, Victorian Agriculture And Subsistence, Land Use Site, Domestic, House, Dwelling, Conservatory, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Glasshouse, Garden Building