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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.


List entry Number: 1257647



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


District: Sefton

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


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: 463621

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SJ39NW CROSBY ROAD SOUTH 778-1/3/31 (North East side) No.79 Riverslie


Large villa with attached verandah, now rest home. Probably mid C19; altered. Painted roughcast, slate roofs; cast-iron verandah with glass roof. Neo-Jacobean style. Elongated double-depth plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics, 1:1:1:2 windows, in an asymmetric design with broad gabled 2nd and 4th bays (the former breaking forwards) flanking a narrow 3-stage porch-tower with decorated frieze and embattled parapet, and the 1st bay with a parapet. Framing strips and bands to each bay and to the parapet and gables. The ground floor, protected by a full-width verandah which has Perpendicular-style open-work standards, wide traceried arches and a shallow monopitched glass roof, has a tall doorway in the 3rd bay with panelled door and 3-light overlight, a canted bay window in the 1st bay with French windows, a large rectangular window in the 2nd bay and a wide altered opening in the 4th bay. Vertical-rectangular windows at 1st floor with raised surrounds and hoodmoulds, that in the 4th bay wider and a narrow inserted window to its left; a similar rectangular window at 2nd floor of the tower, and small 1-light attic windows in the flanking gables (all these windows with altered glazing.) Ridge chimney behind tower, and gable chimneys. Rear and interior not inspected. Only surviving marine villa on this now-major roadway, facing Seaforth Docks.

Listing NGR: SJ3255497254

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National Grid Reference: SJ 32554 97254


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