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STREATHAM HOUSE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL

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.

Name: STREATHAM HOUSE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1257338

Location

STREATHAM HOUSE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL, 2 AND 4, VICTORIA ROAD WEST

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

County:

District: Sefton

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Dec-1996

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464000

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CROSBY

SJ39NW VICTORIA ROAD WEST 778-1/3/126 (South side) Nos.2 AND 4 Streatham House Independent School

II

Pair of large semi-detached houses, now school. c1870-80; altered. Brown brick with polychrome dressings, slate roof. Some Gothic features. Double-depth plan with cross-wings. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics, 2+2 windows, with gabled outer bays breaking forwards; bands of yellow and blue brick, polychrome 2-centred arches over windows, oversailing bracketed eaves and gables with pierced bargeboards. The gabled outer bay of each has a canted bay window at ground floor, with crocketed sandstone capitals and a hipped roof with bracketed eaves; a tripartite window at 1st floor with columnar mullions which have crocketed caps, and a geometrically-tiled tympanum under a 2-centred arch with red and yellow voussoirs; and a 1-light attic window in similar style. The inner bays have tripartite windows at ground floor with similar columnar mullions and triple-arched heads, 2-light windows at 1st floor in similar style to those of the outer bays, and a gabled half-dormer with ornamental barge-boards. Most windows retain original sashes without glazing bars. Ridge chimneys. Stepped side walls, with single-storey porches in the angle. Rear and interior not inspected. Good example of type and date.



Listing NGR: SJ3151399740

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National Grid Reference: SJ 31513 99740

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