VENTILATION STATION TO THE MERSEY ROAD TUNNEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1070585

Date first listed: 10-Oct-1980

Statutory Address: VENTILATION STATION TO THE MERSEY ROAD TUNNEL, NORTH JOHN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: VENTILATION STATION TO THE MERSEY ROAD TUNNEL, NORTH JOHN STREET

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

District: Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 34322 90467

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History

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Details

SJ 3490 SW NORTH JOHN STREET L2

52/824 Ventilation Stat- ion to the Mersey 10.10.80 Road Tunnel

G.V. II

Ventilation station. 1925-34, Sir Basil Mott and J.A. Brodie with Herbert J. Rowse as architect; built as part of Mersey Road Tunnel. Portland Stone. Enormous tower-like structure with design emphasising mass and vertical lines, housing giant ventilating fans. Set on massive rectangular base having windows in vertical bands with Art Deco ornamentation set in horizontal bands above. Tower contains enormously tall slender blind window flanked by attached reeded columns.

Listing NGR: SJ3432090481

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 359165

Legacy System: LBS

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