GUARDIAN ASSURANCE BUILDINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1068274
Date first listed:
19-Jun-1985
Statutory Address:
GUARDIAN ASSURANCE BUILDINGS, 35, DALE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
GUARDIAN ASSURANCE BUILDINGS, 35, DALE STREET

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

District:
Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 34342 90587

Details

SJ 3490 NW DALE STREET (north side) L2

48/352 No. 35 (Guardian Assurance - Buildings)

G.V. II

Office building. 1890's. Stone with yellow brick to left hand return. 3 storeys with basement and attic, 1 bay and corner turret to left, 3-bay return. Ground floor has mullioned and transomed window with entrance to right which has flanking Corinthian flat pilasters on plinths. Inscription over door heads "GUARDIAN ASSURANCE BUILDING". Bull's eye window over with flanking cherubs and foliage and surmounted by a segmental pediment. Doors with 3 panels; stained glass window to bull's eye. Frieze with cartouche flanked by cherubs holding ribbons. Corner has 1:2:1 windows with basement entrance under, corner turret corbelled out above. 1st floor window 1:2:1 with elliptical heads and transoms, rich cornice over. Similar windows to turret, which has corbelled polygonal pilasters. 2nd floor window of 6 round-headed lights with shafts and capitals. Turret has similar window with arcarded panels under. Cornice with strapwork panels over. Gable has paired windows with pilasters and cornice. Framed cartouche with scrolls and finial over, at top of gable. Turret has round arcading between pinnacles and short copper spire. Yellow brick end stacks with stone caps. Left return utilitarian. (Right return is party wall, exposed in 1984).

Listing NGR: SJ3434290587

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
213987
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: 19 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/02430/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brendan Oxlade. Source Historic England Archive
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