General Accident


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
3, Fenwick Street, Liverpool
Statutory Address:
General Accident, 7, Water Street, Liverpool, L2 0RD


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Statutory Address:
3, Fenwick Street, Liverpool
Statutory Address:
General Accident, 7, Water Street, Liverpool, L2 0RD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 34149 90423


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/11/2018

SJ 3490 SW 52/1332 WATER STREET L2 (south side) No. 7 (General Accident) (formerly listed as National Westminster Bank)


GV II Includes No. 3 Fenwick Street. Bank, 1896 by Grayson and Ould, Water Street block replaced 1934 by Palmer and Holden. Granite. Three storeys, five symmetrical bays. Ground floor rusticated with centre doorway and four windows, all with round arches, on polished red granite plinth. Giant fluted Doric columns in antis to first and second floors. First floor has balustraded balconies to five rectangular windows with architraves and cornices (centre one with segmental pediment). Top floor has five smaller windows. Banking hall with segmental barrel vault to central aisle supported on engaged acanthus column of marble. Bronze doors with gaping lion masks. Long return of nine bays to Fenwick Street with round-headed ground floor windows, the tympana carved with Celtic interlace.

Listing NGR: SJ3415190423


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 07 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/02750/30
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