NORTH WESTERN HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1084209
Date first listed:
28-Jun-1952
Statutory Address:
NORTH WESTERN HALL, LIME STREET, LIVERPOOL, L1 1RD

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Location

Statutory Address:
NORTH WESTERN HALL, LIME STREET, LIVERPOOL, L1 1RD

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

District:
Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 35035 90608

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 19/10/2015

SJ 3590 SW 54/687

LIME STREET L1 North Western Hall

(Formerly listed as Lime Street Chambers (Former North Western Hotel))

28.6.52

G.V. II

Former hotel, later offices, now student accommodation. A. Waterhouse for London North Western Railway. French Renaissance style. Stone. Slate roof. 5 storeys with basement and attic, 21 bays. End bays and bays flanking 3-bay centre project and are carried up into towers. Ground floor has round headed windows with bracketed sills and moulded arches. Entrance is round- arched on Doric columns, with flanking window; carved spandrels. 1st floor windows have balconies, the 3 central windows behind Doric colonnade supporting 2 statues. 1st to 3rd floor windows in round arched recesses. End bays have 2-storey oriels with decorated bases and pierced parapets. 4th floor has wide sill band, balconies to windows, which have panels between. Bracketed cornice and stone dormers. End bays have windows of 3 round-headed lights with cornice and dormer above; centre bay the same. Towers flanking the centre of 2 storeys and finials with flanking stacks. End bay towers have steep pavilion roofs with cresting and flanking stacks; similar towers to rear. 12 cross-axial stacks. Area railings and stone piers. Return to Lord Nelson Street has 8-light continuous windows between blank end bays. Pointed arched entrance and window under round relieving arch. Right-hand return similar with 1-storey projecting block which has raised end bays with pavilion roofs. Interior: Entrance hall with granite columns and fireplace. Rectangular glazed lean-to-extension has iron balusters. Buffet has coffered ceiling supported by 2 rows of Corinthian columns. End fireplace with pier glass over.

Listing NGR: SJ3500990495

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
359021
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: 11 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/03972/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brendan Oxlade. Source Historic England Archive
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