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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: 1292339



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


District: Liverpool

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Jul-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 359477

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SJ 3787, 37/11

SEFTON PARK L17, Palm House




Palm House. 1896, Mackenzie and Moncur. Octagonal. Iron frame on granite base, with totally glazed openings. Appears as a sequence of three domical roofs, one above the other. Clerestorey and lantern. Sides of 6 bays with 3 round-arched lights and colonnettes to each bay. Ornamental cresting above. Entrances to north, south east and west have porches, enclosed at sides, with barrel vaults and ornamental gates, some with animals or birds. Lantern has ball finial. Statue at each angle by Léon-Joseph Chavalliaud of famous gardeners, explorers and scientists. Flanking north entrance: A. le Notre and J. Parkinson; east: Mercator and Capt. Cook; south: Darwin and Linnaeus; west: Henry the Navigator and Columbus.

Listing NGR: SJ3788487565

Selected Sources

Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 28 Merseyside,

National Grid Reference: SJ 37884 87565


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