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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.

Name: 13, BEACH LAWN

List entry Number: 1257694



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: 16-Aug-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 20-Dec-1996

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463549

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SJ3198SW BEACH LAWN 778-1/6/14 (North East side) 16/08/72 No.13 (Formerly Listed as: BEACH LAWN Nos.1-15 (Consecutive))


Detached villa with attached verandah, now forming part of row of 15 in interestingly varied but harmonious style. Mid to later C19, for shipping magnate [Ismay, proprietor of White Star Line]; altered. White-painted stucco, slate roof, stuccoed chimneys; cast-iron verandah. Italianate style. L-plan, with projecting gabled wing to left and screen wall to right. EXTERIOR: two-and-a-half storeys, 1:2 windows, a strongly articulated composition with open-pedimental gabled wing to left, plus conservatory attached to set-back 2-storey screen wall to right ; with a string course over ground floor, sill-band to 1st floor and bracketed eaves and gable. The main range has a large doorway to the left with side-windows and matching overlight, and half-glazed door, and a canted bay window to the right; at 1st floor a one-light window and a large tripartite window, both with moulded architraves and the latter with a cornice on consoles; and above these a very small 2-light window under the eaves and a half-dormer with semi-circular canopy breaking the eaves. The wing to the left has a 2-storey canted bay, the ground-floor window tripartite with rounded corners and pilastered architrave with corner finials and the 1st floor window with panelled aprons and hipped lead-clad roof extended as a swept canopy; and at 2nd floor a Venetian window with pilastered and keyed architrave. All the windows now have altered glazing. Tall corniced multiple-flue chimneys. Attached to main range is cast-iron verandah which links to conservatory attached to right-hand end. Linked to Nos 11 and 12 to the right (qv); adjoins Nos 14 and 15 to the left (qv). INTERIOR: not inspected. All the listed buildings in Beach Lawn, together with those in Adelaide Terrace, Bath Street, Marine Crescent and Marine Terrace, form a group in the Waterloo Conservation Area of Crosby.

Listing NGR: SJ3134798328

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National Grid Reference: SJ 31347 98328


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