Queen Insurance Building

27 Jan 2001
Queen Insurance Building, 13 Castle Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L25 7SW
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SJ 3490 CASTLE STREET (east side) L2

52/215 No. 13 (Queen 15.5.74 Insurance Building)


Office block. 1880's. Brick, dressed stone, with granite ground floor and slate roof. 4 storeys and small dormers.

5 bays wide. Ground floor has 3 wide 4-centred arches with keystones. Right arch filled with modern shop, left and centre arches are arcade entrance with decorated iron tympana to Queen Avenue (q.v.). 1st floor has cross windows divided by Corinthian pilasters; low relief frieze above.

2nd floor has similar windows but with shallow cusping in heads, and Ionic half-columns between; plain frieze and cornice above. Top floor has depressed frieze, and a larger dentilled cornice on top. Dormers on mansard roof.

Listing NGR: SJ4184786818


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1513 IOE Records taken by Brendan Oxlade; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Brendan Oxlade. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Oxlade, Brendan

Rights Holder: Oxlade, Brendan


Brick, Granite, Slate, Stone, Victorian Office, Unassigned, Building, Shop, Commercial