WAVERTREE DISTRICT LIBRARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072998
Date first listed:
14-Mar-1975
Date of most recent amendment:
19-Jun-1985
Statutory Address:
WAVERTREE DISTRICT LIBRARY, 244, PICTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WAVERTREE DISTRICT LIBRARY, 244, PICTON ROAD

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

District:
Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 38623 89563

Details

SJ 3889 PICTON ROAD (south side) L15

31/900 No 244 (Wavertree District Library) 14.3.75. (formerly listed with piers in front)

G.V. II

Library. 1902-3, Thomas Shelmerdine. Red brick, dressed stone, slate roof. One storey, 3 bays; end bays break forward under gables, central bay recessed over entrance, with shaped gable. Stone quoins and bands to gables modillioned cornice. End bay windows are tripartite with rusticated Ionic colonnettes and antae, entablatures with pulvinated cornices. Diocletian windows above with Gibbs surrounds and triple keys. Gables have flanking scrolls and obelisks. Central entrance with flanking 2-light windows. Rustictated tetrastyle Ionic colonnade with central open pediment. Entrance has architrave with triple key. Balustrade above, and recessed shaped gable with 2-light window with pediment. Windows have sashes and casements with glazing bars. Interior has 3 identical parallel rooms, with 3 iron queen-post roofs with dentils, and a clerestory with dentilled cornice. Plaque to commemorate opening to rear of central room, bronze with enamel.

Listing NGR: SJ3862389563

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
359244
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: 19 Nov 2006
Reference: IOE01/16119/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ronald May. Source Historic England Archive
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