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

Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 33775 84212


BEBINGTON BRIDGE STREET SJ 3384 (west side) Port Sunlight 14/30 The Lyceum 20.12.65


Church and school, now social centre. 1896. By Douglas and Fordham. Brick with stone dressings, slate roofs with tile ridges. Mostly one storey, irregular plan, main facade of 5 gabled bays, all but 1st with shaped gables, stone moulded base, flush bands, diapering and quoins. Windows have elliptical-headed lights and leaded glazing. 1st bay projects with 3-light window, 2nd bay has 3 windows of 2 lights with transoms and hood moulds, 3rd bay recessed, has paired 2-light windows with decorative heads and transoms, projecting ground floor to this and 5th bay has ramped parapet and 3-light windows, 5th bay has 3 windows of 2 lights with transoms and traceried heads. End turret has square ground floor with octagonal top with broaches, ramped parapet with ball finials and recessed slate spire. Clock faces alternate with square-headed traceried lights. Entrance has porch with pilasters and panel in gable; elliptical headed opening. Entrances to 1st bay and return of 5th bay have elliptical heads and 3 overlights. Left return of 6 bays, 1st, 2nd and 4th, 5th bays project under shaped gables with paired cross-mullioned windows with elliptical tympana. Recessed elliptical-headed entrances. Some gabled roof dormers. 3 twisted stacks. Sign post has painted board band lettering "LYCEUM". Right return and rear similar.

Listing NGR: SJ3377584212


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

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Date: 04 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06361/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Geoffrey Court. Source Historic England Archive
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