CROWN BUILDINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1063296
Date first listed:
19-Jun-1985
Statutory Address:
CROWN BUILDINGS, 57 AND 59, VICTORIA STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CROWN BUILDINGS, 57 AND 59, VICTORIA STREET

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

District:
Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 34654 90626

Details

SJ 3490 NE VICTORIA STREET (north side) L1

49/1301 Nos. 57 and 59 - (Crown Buildings)

G.V. II

Office building. 1886 (dated). Red brick and stone dressings, slate roof. 4 storeys and 4 bays, canted corner bay and 7 bays to Preston Street. Ground floor of stone window openings flanked by colonnettes. Corner entrance with pointed arch and crown finial under ogival hoodmould. Spandrels caved with foliage and "CROWN BUILDINGS A.D. 1886". Corbelled cornice over. Upper windows have sill and lintel bands and are mullioned and transomed. Corner bay has tripartite windows on moulded base, cusped lower lights to windows. End bay has small gable and corner has octagonal turret with Lombard frieze and rich cornice. Short spire with iron finial. Stone pierced parapet. Preston Street facade is utilitarian; the windows have iron mullions and lintels under relieving arches. Rear facade has 6 bays with 2 gables and 2 loading bays.

Listing NGR: SJ3465490626

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
359683
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 04 Mar 2001
Reference: IOE01/02750/04
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