THE ALBANY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1208630
Date first listed:
12-Jul-1966
Statutory Address:
THE ALBANY, OLD HALL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE ALBANY, OLD HALL STREET

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

District:
Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 34100 90665

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 09/04/2015

SJ 3490 NW 48/845

OLD HALL STREET (east side), L3 The Albany

12.7.66

G.V. II* Former office and warehouse building. 1856. J.K. Colling. Brick with stone dressings. 3 storeys and basement, 11 bays. Rusticated granite basement. Rusticated ashlar ground floor. Segmental-headed windows, keystones and tripartite sash windows, cornice above. Central ground headed granite entrance with keystone, carved spandrels and frieze, and segmental pediment. 1st floor segmental-headed windows in round relieving arches with carved ornament on archivolts and tympana. 2nd floor sill band, stone architraves and keystones to windows. Carved frieze and heavy modillioned cornice, balustraded parapet. Sides are utilitarian with area railings and hoists. Inner courtyard especially noteworthy. Iron entrance gates in middle, leading to central corridor with coffered and enriched barrel vault on Composite capitals and red granite columns; secondary entrances to north and south corridors. Steps down to courtyard, long and narrow, 4 storeys, 15 windows on longer sides, with 2 iron bridges across the middle, and iron spiral stair. Good open-well iron staircases in wings.

Listing NGR: SJ3410090665

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
359185
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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