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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: 1205890



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


District: Liverpool

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-May-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 213834

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SJ 3490 SW CASTLE STREET (east side) L2 52/214 Nos 3 and 5 15.5.74 G.V. II

Office Building. 1889. Grayson and Ould. Stone and brick with granite to ground floor; slate roof. 5 storeys and attics; 5 bays. Modern shop fronts and entrance with segmental pediment. 1st floor of stone, with 5 segmental arched window divided by fluted half-columns with Composite capitals and with carved spandrels (the centre bay is narrower). 2nd floor and above is all brick with terracotta dressings. Mosaic frieze over 1st floor, with sailing ships and inscription "British & Foreign Marine Insurance Company Ltd". 2nd and 3rd floors with a 2-storeyed oriel at each end, and 5 windows on each floor between (the 2nd floor ones have enriched lintels, the 3rd floor pointed-arched, of 3 orders). Balustraded balcony over 3rd floor, cross windows with Corinthian pilasters and enriched frieze above. Dormers with tiered gables crowned by segmental pediments. Spike finials to outer-bay pyramidal roofs.

Listing NGR: SJ3423090453

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National Grid Reference: SJ 34221 90458


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