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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.


List entry Number: 1075214



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


District: Liverpool

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


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: 214251

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49/587 Central Fire - Station


Fire station and offices. 1897. T. Shelmerdine. Red brick with stone dressings, slate roof. A symmetrical composition in an Arts and Crafts Jacobean style. 3 storeys with attic, tower to rear of end bay, 18 bays. Stone facing to most of ground floor and stone panels to other floors. All windows have mullions and transoms. Cornice runs along entire length of the building. 1st floor windows have open pediments, 3 flat-topped dormers, 7th bay has entrance and 1st floor oriel the base of which is carved with strapwork and Liver bird. Pedimented dormer. 9th bay has blocked entrance with decorated panel over. Decorated panel over 1st floor window has date. 10th-12th bays have entrance cut into centre window. 1st floor balustraded balcony with left hand canted bay. Pedimented dormer over all bays with 5- light window, coping and cupola finial. 13th bay has cart entrance with modern infill, 14th-16th bays have garage doors between granite piers. 1st floor canted oriels between banded piers. 3 pedimented dormers as 7th bay. 17th bay has stair windows in stone panels. 18th bay has entrance cutting into window and 2-storey stone oriel over. End 2 bays have pedimented gable. 10 cross-axial brick stacks with raised brick bording. Tower of 3 stages: 1st stage has 3 rectangular windows, 2nd stage has 3 segmental- headed window with splayed reveals, 3rd stage has segmental- headed opening with curved balcony on bracket and iron railings. All 4 sides the same pyramidal roof with button finial and flanking stacks. Utilitarian range to rear with banded brick and mansard roof.

Listing NGR: SJ3452790763

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National Grid Reference: SJ 34527 90763


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