ENTRANCE TO MERSEY TUNNEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1070593

Date first listed: 10-Oct-1980

Statutory Address: ENTRANCE TO MERSEY TUNNEL, OLD HAYMARKET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: ENTRANCE TO MERSEY TUNNEL, OLD HAYMARKET

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

District: Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 34699 90717

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History

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Details

SJ 3490 NE OLD HAYMARKET L1

49/674 Entrance to 10.10.80 Mersey Tunnel

G.V. II

Entrance to tunnel, retaining walls and Lodges. 1925-34. Sir Basil Mott and J.A. Brodie with Herbert J. Rowse as architect. Portland stone. Originally an axial and sym- metrical design now obscured by subsequent alterations to the layout. Lodges in the form of triumphal arches to left and right of principal axis and retaining walls to the entrance of the tunnel which is a broad segmental arch. Retaining walls and tunnel entrance have some Art Deco ornamentation and sculpture now partly hidden. The lodges are tall and cubic with fluted buttresses and more Egyptian Art Deco ornamentation.

Listing NGR: SJ3465890726

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 359188

Legacy System: LBS

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