ASHTON BUILDING

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205352
Date first listed:
14-Mar-1975
Statutory Address:
ASHTON BUILDING, ASHTON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
ASHTON BUILDING, ASHTON STREET

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

District:
Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 35856 90401

Details

SJ 3590 SE ASHTON STREET L3

55/103 Ashton Building

14.3.75 G.V. II

Formerly Faculty of Arts, dated 1913, by Briggs, Wolstenholme and Thornely. Brick and Portland stone, 4 storeys, 9 bays. End bays of 3 storeys only. Centre 5 bays break forward under pediment. Rusticated ground floor with round arches (entrance and 6 windows). 1st and 2nd floors have giant Ionic fluted pilasters and 2 tiers of rectangular windows. Frieze above with egg and dart moulding; top floor with panelled pilasters between windows. Rich cornice and pediment at top, with centre shield, mantling and date. 1st bay has 2-storey bow flanked by narrow windows. Last bay has large rusticated round-arched gateway with mask keystone. Both end bays have 2nd floor tripartite window with colonnettes and top balustraded parapet with affronted sphinxes. Courtyard facade has centre aedicule with sculptured group of seated figures in pediment.

Listing NGR: SJ3585690401

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
213707
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: 04 Nov 2002
Reference: IOE01/06168/26
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