ROYAL INSTITUTION

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206238
Date first listed:
28-Jun-1952
Statutory Address:
Statutory Address:
Nos. 22-26, COLQUITT STREET, L1 4DE
Statutory Address:
ROYAL INSTITUTION, COLQUITT STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
Statutory Address:
Nos. 22-26, COLQUITT STREET, L1 4DE
Statutory Address:
ROYAL INSTITUTION, COLQUITT STREET

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

District:
Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SJ3508089813

Details

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/02/2017

SJ 3589 NW, 56/314

COLQUITT STREET, Ll, Royal Institution and No. 26,

28.06.52

G.V.

II

House, and former Royal Institution. 1797-1799 with C19 alterations. Red brick with stone dressings. Main 3-storey 5-bay centre block, central three bays break forward. 2-storey 3-bay flanking pavilions, central bay break forward. 1-bay connecting walls, stone basement, flat band over ground floor and 1st-floor sill band to three central bays. Top cornices and blocking courses to the three blocks. Connecting walls have stone niches on sill bands, stone panels over, and top balustrading. All windows have cut-brick flat arches and are sashed with glazing bars. Some blind windows to right pavilion. Central projecting Doric porch, the architrave of which bears the inscription "ROYAL INSTITUTION". Entrance to No. 26 has stucco architrave and complete fanlight. Plain iron area railings with two lamp standards. Rainwater head on left return of main block bears the date 1800 and lion mask. INTERIOR with some C18 and early C19 decorations, mantelpieces etc. Small vaulted entrance hall with double mahogany doors and original semi-circular fanlight. The hall also has panels with the names of the original silver ticket holders of the Institution. Built as residence and office for Thomas Parr, it became the Royal Institution in 1817.

Listing NGR: SJ3508089813

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
213943
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: 18 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/12977/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Andy Hibbert. Source Historic England Archive
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