COMPTON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206203
Date first listed:
14-Mar-1975
Statutory Address:
COMPTON HOUSE, 33-45, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
COMPTON HOUSE, 33-45, CHURCH STREET

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

District:
Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 34723 90281

Details

SJ 3490 SE CHURCH STREET Ll

53/306+2 Nos. 33 to 45 (odd) (Compton House) 14.3.75 G.V. II

Department store. 1865-7. Stone with slate roof. 4 storeys with attic, 13 bays, end bays break forward. Ground floor now has modern shop fronts (Marks & Spencer etc); 3 upper storeys. The centre is emphasised by a large round headed window with brocken pediment at 1st floor over with ornamental brackets, and cartouche flanked by flags over window. End bays break forward with rusticated quoins. Corners are canted with octagonal turrets, Palladian type window with mask keystone supporting arms U.S.A. to left, Britain to right. 2nd floor windows have panelled pilasters and entablatures, 4th and 10th bays with pediments. Centre bay has tripartite window with elaborately decorated pediment and Manchester arms. End bays have tripartite windows, centre light with aedicule and balustraded balcony. 3rd floor windows have shouldered architraves, central window of 2 lights with rich balcony and cornice with attic windows. End pavilions have Ionic colonnades between rusticated antae. Central Palladian window and flanking straight headed windows. Central bays have panelled finials with pedimented caps. Central rectangular panel with Liverpool arms over. Mansard roof has bull's eye dormers. Truncated stacks and iron cresting. 7 bay returns have some detail as main facade.

Listing NGR: SJ3472390281

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
213933
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: 13 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/14627/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Sargeant. Source Historic England Archive
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