Methodist Central Hall, 35 to 43 (odd) Renshaw Street, including 2 to 6 Upper Newington

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072941
Date first listed:
19-Jun-1985
Statutory Address:
2, 4 and 6, Upper Newington, Liverpool
Statutory Address:
35-43, Renshaw Street, Liverpool
Statutory Address:
Methodist Central Hall, Renshaw Street, Liverpool

Map

Ordnance survey map of Methodist Central Hall, 35 to 43 (odd) Renshaw Street, including 2 to 6 Upper Newington
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Location

Statutory Address:
2, 4 and 6, Upper Newington, Liverpool
Statutory Address:
35-43, Renshaw Street, Liverpool
Statutory Address:
Methodist Central Hall, Renshaw Street, Liverpool

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

District:
Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 35161 90137

Details

SJ 3590 SW 54/961

RENSHAW STREET, L1 35 to 43 (odd) and Methodist Central Hall

GV II

Includes Nos 2 to 6 Upper Newington.

Chapel, shops and offices. 1904-5. Bradshaw and Gass. Red brick and yellow terracotta, slate roof.

Three storeys with attic, ten bays, canted corner bay and six-bay return. Ground floor has segmental arched openings with Art Nouveau capitals, cornice over shop front. Above this second, third, eighth and ninth bays project, two are canted, two bowed; these have terracotta facings. All windows are mullioned, some with transoms and small paned casements, second floor windows are segmental headed (except for projecting bays). Terracotta foliage in centre and flanking segmental bays. Top cornice, second and ninth bays have lunettes behind Ionic colonnade and short spire over. End bay has three windows surmounted by shallow dome on drum with canted angles. Third and eighth bays have small domes, two flat topped dormers between. Tall brick stacks. Corner with polygonal turrets ending cupolas flank a two-storey oriel with mullioned and transomed windows, more over large lunette. Gable and dormer with flanking turrets.

Interior: main hall, coffered saucer dome. Horseshoe gallery on columns has arcade with fan spandrels. Organ recess with segmental arch. Elaborate pilaster work with Art nouveau detail.

Listing NGR: SJ3516190137

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
359308
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: 23 Feb 2003
Reference: IOE01/06439/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Cross. Source Historic England Archive
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