WILLIAM BROWN LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1063781
Date first listed:
28-Jun-1952
Statutory Address:
WILLIAM BROWN LIBRARY AND MUSEUM, WILLIAM BROWN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
WILLIAM BROWN LIBRARY AND MUSEUM, WILLIAM BROWN STREET

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

District:
Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 34876 90799

Details

SJ 3490 NE WILLIAM BROWN STREET L1

49/1356 William Brown Library and 28.6.52 Museum

G.V. II*

Museum and Library. 1857-60. Thomas Allom, modified by John Weightman, interior and top of facade reconstructed after war damage by R. Bradbury. Stone, 1 storey with basement, 17 bays. Rusticated basement. Projecting end bays with centres recessed behind Corinthian angle pilasters. Central hexastyle Corinthian portico with 2 rows of unfluted columns. 1st floor windows have architraves and entablatures, and panelled aprons, those to end bays project and have pediments on consoles recessed panels with carved wreaths above windows which are sashed with glazing bars. Steps to portico with balustrading and 2 lion lamp standards.

Listing NGR: SJ3487690799

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
359739
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: 25 Oct 2001
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