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TOWN HALL AND FRONT WALL

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: TOWN HALL AND FRONT WALL

List entry Number: 1075891

Location

TOWN HALL AND FRONT WALL, ORIEL ROAD

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

County:

District: Sefton

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Jan-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 216418

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SJ 39 SW 11/18

BOOTLE ORIEL ROAD (east side) Town Hall and front wall

GV II Town Hall. 1882. By J. Johnson. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Two storeys with attic and eight bays. Frieze and cornice to ground floor and top entablature and panelled parapet. Windows have flat architraves and most have casements, first bay has four ground floor windows. First floor has paired composite pilasters; central large round-headed window has small-paned glazing with segmental pediment to central light; flanking niches. Panels with arms of Lancashire towns below, pediment with flanking finials above. Second bay has round-headed entrance with Corinthian aedicule, open pediment with Bootle arms. Second floor window has elaborate frame. Two stage tower has Composite pilasters to lower stage, with round-headed windows. Top stage has pedimented clock faces with turrets and short spire with octagonal cupola and iron finials. Next three bays have pedimented dormers, the third bay is canted. End three bays have pedimented mezzanine windows and paired first floor windows between flat pilasters. Low-front wall with granite piers supporting lamp standards with C20 lamps, and bollards in form of lighthouses supporting chains. Left return to Trinity Road has seven bays similar and 13-bay later addition; ground floor has channelled rustication, first floor has pilasters. Main hall has stained glass windows with arms of Lancashire towns.

Listing NGR: SJ3405794783

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National Grid Reference: SJ 34057 94783

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