HEADMASTERS HOUSE TO MERCHANT TAYLORS SCHOOL (BOYS)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257522
Date first listed:
20-Dec-1996
Statutory Address:
HEADMASTERS HOUSE TO MERCHANT TAYLORS SCHOOL (BOYS), LIVERPOOL ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
HEADMASTERS HOUSE 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 32058 99002

Details

CROSBY

SJ39NW LIVERPOOL ROAD 778-1/3/59 (West side) Headmaster's House to Merchant Taylors School (Boys)

GV II

Headmaster's house, now offices. Probably 1878, by Lockwood and Mawson. Red brick in English bond, with sandstone and terracotta dressings, graduated green slate roof with blue slate fishscale bands. Eclectic style with both Gothic and Tudor features. Modified square plan with projecting gabled bays. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 2:1 windows with a short gabled wing to the right; chamfered plinth, 1st-floor string course carried round. Gabled porch in angle, with 2-centred arched doorway, set-in colonnettes with foliated caps, divided doors, oversailing verges on wooden brackets, with panelled bargeboards and cut-down finial. Tall cross-window to left and one and 2-light windows above;, large 6-light transomed window at ground floor of gabled wing to right and stepped 3-light window above. Short ridge chimneys with swept stone caps (probably bases to former tall shafts now missing). Left return, 2:1 windows, with 2 gables, that to the right projecting, with a storeyed canted bay window which has crocketed cornices to both levels; other fenestration like that to front. INTERIOR: not inspected. Forms group with main school building (qv).



Listing NGR: SJ3205899002

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
463760
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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Date: 16 Apr 2003
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