THE OLD BRIDEWELL INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL ALONG STREETS TO SOUTH AND EAST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1068393
Date first listed:
13-Nov-1980
Statutory Address:
THE OLD BRIDEWELL INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL ALONG STREETS TO SOUTH AND EAST, 17, ARGYLE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD BRIDEWELL INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL ALONG STREETS TO SOUTH AND EAST, 17, ARGYLE STREET

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

District:
Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 34626 89917

Details

SJ 3489 ARGYLE STREET L1

30/96 No. 17 (The Old Bridewell) (including boundary wall along streets to 13.11.80 south and east)

- II

Police Station. c1850. Brick with stone dressings, slate roof.2 storeys and 3 bays. Stone plinth, 1st floor sill course, top frieze and cornice: Centre bay projects and forms base of short tower. Ground floor windows have stone lintels and all windows are sashed with glazing bars. Entrance on return of centre bay has rusticated architrave with lion's head to keystone, stone plaque above. 1st floor windows have architraves, tower has 2-light windows with round heads to lights, moulded stone arches and sills. Hipped roofs, that to tower with finial. Campbell Street facade of 3 bays, end bays project. Inserted windows with wedge lintels to either side of central 1st floor window. 4 stacks with stone caps and later ventilation tower to rear with 2-light openings and machicolated cap. This forms a ventilating shaft for the original cells on the ground floor, which are windowless and reached through an iron door. Closely surrounding the building on both street fronts is a wall of brick about 12 feet tall with rounded stone coping. Bevelled corner is surmounted by a foliated iron lampholder, with anthemion motif,above a plain doorway.

Listing NGR: SJ3462689917

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
213699
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: 26 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/06551/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Taylor. Source Historic England Archive
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