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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: 1199254



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District: Sefton

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Ince Blundell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Oct-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 216465

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INCE BLUNDELL PARK WALL ROAD SD 30 SW (south-west side) 6/67 Ince Blundell Hall 11.10.68 G.V. II* House, now convalescent home. 1720-50 with C19 additions. Brick with stone dressings. L-plan, 3-storey, 9-bay main range faces south east; 2-storey, 10-bay service wing to rear, connected by one-storey block. Main range has 3-bay centre breaking forward. Stone 1st floor sill band, and entablature; top cornice and panelled parapet with balustrade to centre; quoins. Paired giant Corinthian flat pilasters flank centre; central bay flanked by Corinthian columns; flat pilasters to ends. Windows have architraves and C19 plate glass sashes. Ground floor windows have friezes and consoled pediments; those to centre are segmental-headed with large keys; central entrance similar, with Blundell arms to key. 1st floor windows have panelled aprons. Several tall stacks with C19 caps. 5-bay one- storey mid C19 wing to right. 3-bay canted centre. Quoins and panelled parapet. Windows as above. Rear altered mid C19. Service wing south-west facade has 7 bays of 2 storeys, 3-bay centre breaks forward under pediment; 3 storey, 3-bay pavilion to right. Modillioned cornice. Windows have wedge lintels and are sashed with glazing bars. Entrance to centre has porch with Diocletian window over; clock in gable and cupola on Tuscan columns over pediment. Pavilion has central round-headed recess with tripartite and Diocletian windows. Top Diocletian windows flanked by oculi. Several tallstacks. Interior. Main range has rooms decorated c.1840 s by Crace, painted arabesques. Drawing room has mid C18 rococo plaster ceiling. Central room has fielded panelling. Fireplaces removed. Dining room decorated to display tapestries (removed). Oak bedroom has panelling said to come from Old Hall (q.v.). Pantheon (q.v.) adjoins to angle of building. Chapel (q.v.) adjoins end of service wing.

Listing NGR: SD3271402962

Selected Sources

Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 28 Merseyside,

National Grid Reference: SD3271402962


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