ENTRANCE LODGE TO MERCHANT TAYLORS SCHOOL (BOYS)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257519
Date first listed:
20-Dec-1996
Statutory Address:
ENTRANCE LODGE TO MERCHANT TAYLORS SCHOOL (BOYS), LIVERPOOL ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ENTRANCE LODGE TO MERCHANT TAYLORS SCHOOL (BOYS), LIVERPOOL ROAD

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

District:
Sefton (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 32179 99012

Details

CROSBY

SJ39NW LIVERPOOL ROAD 778-1/3/58 (West side) Entrance lodge to Merchant Taylors School (Boys)

GV II

Entrance lodge to school grounds. Probably c1878, and probably by Lockwood and Mawson. Red brick in English bond with sandstone dressings, graduated green slate roof with blue slate fishscale bands. Tudor style. Elongated cruciform plan. EXTERIOR: single storey, presenting a 1-window gable to the drive; with a chamfered plinth, chamfered corners with pyramid stops, and steeply-pitched roof with oversailing eaves and verges. In the north-east angle formed by a north wing to the main range is an open timber-framed porch which has a pyramidal roof with branched cast-iron finial; and left of this, a sashed window under a gablet with wooden finial. The front gable wall has a stone mullioned 2-light sashed window, and panelled barge-boarding. The south facade has a short wing with similar window and barge boards, and two unequal sashed windows, the larger under a gablet like that at the front. All windows have moulded stone surrounds. Chimney on ridge of main range, another at crossing, both with weathered bases and tall octagonal shafts (the latter coupled) with moulded stone caps. INTERIOR: not inspected. Forms group with associated entrance gateway (qv) and main school building (qv).

Listing NGR: SJ3217999012

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
463757
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.

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