60, SEEL STREET, 30, SLATER STREET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1252870

Date first listed: 23-May-1988

Statutory Address: 30, SLATER STREET

Statutory Address: 60, SEEL STREET

Map

Ordnance survey map of 60, SEEL STREET, 30, SLATER STREET
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Location

Statutory Address: 30, SLATER STREET

Statutory Address: 60, SEEL 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: SJ3492889938

Summary

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History

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Details

SJ 3489 SLATER STREET (west side)

30/1323 No 30 including No 60 Seel Street

GV II

Former watchmaker's works, unoccupied at time of survey. c1850. Red brick with cement rendering and dressings. Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys with cellars; 3 bays to Slater Street, 2 bays to Seel Street on right return (bay 2 being No 60 Seel Street). Slater Street facade: cemented quoins on right; recessed central doorway with plain over-light in rounded architrave. Sill band to 3-light windows having cast-iron colonnette mullions and architraves beneath moulded string course. 1st floor: similar windows flanking single central light beneath string course. 2nd Floor: sill band to 9-light window with iron colonnettes and remains of 4-pane sashes to lights 2, 3, 6 and 7. Eaves cornice; hipped right end to roof having truncated brick stacks on right slope and similar end stack on left. Right return facing Seel Street has two 3-light windows to each floor and is detailed as front. Door within ground-floor right window; 1st floor windows have 16-pane casements. Interior not inspected. Occupied from 1855-1876 as watchmaker's premises by Richard Shearer and Thomas Russell; from 1895 used as a cash register manufactory. Together with No 32 Slater Street (qv) the buildings form the best known example, in this area, of workshops associated with watch and clockmaking; the industry reached its peak in Liverpool in the mid Cl9.

Listing NGR: SJ3492889938

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 435977

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