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Statutory Address:

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

Sefton (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 32063 97774



SJ3297NW GREAT GEORGE'S ROAD 778-1/9/44 (North West side) 26/03/73 Town Hall


Town hall. 1862, by FS Spencer Yates (surveyor); enlarged to rear in 1893. Coursed sandstone rubble with freestone dressings, hipped slate roof. Italianate style. Square plan with wing to right and extension to rear. 2 storeys and 3 windows, symmetrical; with a plinth, triglyph frieze to ground floor, panelled frieze to 2nd floor with prominent dentilled cornice. The ground floor has a large central porch with Tuscan columns distyle-in-antis, frieze and cornice carried round, here with balustraded parapet, protecting a round-headed doorway; flanked by 4-pane sashed windows which have moulded architraves with panelled aprons and sills on consoles. The 1st floor has windows with pedimented architraves, that in the centre with stained glass and a segmental pediment on consoles and the others with altered glazing and triangular pediments on consoles. Flat-roofed single-storey wing to right. INTERIOR: not inspected. Forms group with former Christ Church School (qv) opposite.

Listing NGR: SJ3206397774


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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: 26 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/00067/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Mike Pollitt. Source Historic England Archive
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