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MYRTLE STREET BUILDING OF CENTRAL LIVERPOOL COLLEGE OF FURTHER EDUCATION

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MYRTLE STREET BUILDING OF CENTRAL LIVERPOOL COLLEGE OF FURTHER EDUCATION

List entry Number: 1070616

Location

MYRTLE STREET BUILDING OF CENTRAL LIVERPOOL COLLEGE OF FURTHER EDUCATION, MYRTLE STREET

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

County:

District: Liverpool

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Jun-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 359145

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Details

SJ 3589 NE MYRTLE STREET L7

57/804 Myrtle Street building of Central Liverpool College of Further - Education

- II

Liverpool Eye and Ear Infirmary, now college building. 1879 and extension of 1880. Red brick terracotta, stone and tile roof. 3 storeys with basement and attic; 9 bays, 1-storey, 1-bay connecting block and extension of 2 storeys and attic, and 2 bays. Centre 3 bays break forward, centre bay breaks forward again. Flush sill bands and terracotta frieze between lintels, bracketed cornice. Windows have varied fenestration most windows with stone mullions and transoms, those to 1st floor with 2 transoms. Recessed bay has projecting 5-light window with coving and hipped roof with gablets. Entrance has pointed arch with cornice and 2 lions holding shields, flanking canted projecting windows. Recessed doorcase has glazed tracery and half-glazed door. End bays have 1st floor canted oriels in chamfered reveals. Central bays have frieze over 1st floor with inscription 'THE LIVERPOOL EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY ERECTED A.D.1879.' Hipped roof with central 3-bay projection. Coved gables to central and end bays, other bays have roof dormers. 3-bay projection has hipped dormers at ends. Return to Stowell Street of 7 bays has canted bay with gable, iron area railings, 3 clustered stacks. Extension of rock faced stone with ashlar dressing. 2 storeys with attic, 2 bays. Ground floor windows have mullions and transoms, of 4 and 6 flights between buttresses, that to left is gabled with dragon finial, that to right has shield finial that to centre has canopied niche with statue of St. Luke. 1st floor mullioned oriels of 4 and 6 lights. Arcaded parapet. Timber framed gabled do mers. Mansard roof with end stacks.

Listing NGR: SJ3567689838

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National Grid Reference: SJ 35676 89838

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