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

Sefton (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 32393 97493



SJ39NW CROSBY ROAD SOUTH 778-1/3/32 (West side) 26/03/73 Potters Barn


Gate-house with attached coach-house and stables to private estate, now park-keeper's lodge and public toilets. 1841. Coursed squared red sandstone, slate roofs. Tudor style. Two ranges at right-angles, with a linking archway. EXTERIOR: the gate-house, parallel to the road, has a very large porch with side buttresses, a stepped gable, a large Tudor-arched coach entrance (now blocked internally) with chamfered surround, 2 small shields above the arch and a lancet-shaped niche in the gable. The rear of the main range has a similar but lower arch flanked by 2-light windows with chamfered flush mullions; gable copings with kneelers, and a large skylight in the roof (lacking glazing at time of inspection). Continued from the north-west corner of this (and linking with the south-east corner of the former coach-house and stable range) is a short full-height screen wall with a very large Tudor-arched opening. The coach-house and stable range, 2 low storeys and 3 windows, has a Tudor-arched coach entrance in the centre (now blocked), a square-headed doorway and a 2-light mullioned window each side at ground floor, and 3 smaller 2-light windows under the eaves, all these windows with chamfered flush mullions. Gable copings with kneelers; ridge chimney. INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ3239397493


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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: 06 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/13007/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Andy Hibbert. Source Historic England Archive
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