ROYAL LIVER BUILDING, IRON RAILINGS AND STONE PIERS SURROUNDING ROYAL LIVER BUILDING

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1356370
Date first listed:
12-Jul-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
19-Jun-1985
Statutory Address:
ROYAL LIVER BUILDING, IRON RAILINGS AND STONE PIERS SURROUNDING ROYAL LIVER BUILDING, GEORGES PIER HEAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROYAL LIVER BUILDING, IRON RAILINGS AND STONE PIERS SURROUNDING ROYAL LIVER BUILDING, GEORGES PIER HEAD

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

District:
Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 33880 90329

Details

SJ 3390 GEORGES PIER HEAD L3

27/503 Royal Liver Building Iron railings and stone piers surrounding 12.7.66 Royal Liver Building. (formerly listed under G.V. I Pier Head)

Office building. 1908-10. Aubrey Thomas. Concrete frame with granite cladding. 8 storeys, and 2 storeys of attics. 9 bays, 13-bay returns. Front has 4 giant buttress/projections each of 1 bay width, the middle 2 framing a semi-circular portico of Ionic columns with balustraded parapet; a smaller semi-circular projecting window above with shield of arms and Ionic columns. Ground and 1st floors rusticated. Ground floor has round-arched windows. Upper floors to 2nd, 3rd, 7th and 8th bays recessed behind parapet and scrolls. Windows with mullions and transoms of 3 lights. Those to projecting bays with transom only. Those to 5th and 6th floors in round headed recesses with balconies. Top floor recessed behind Doric colonnade. Frieze and bracketed cornice. Receding attics with parapets. Roof piled up with turrets and domes in receding stages. Clock towers with copper liver birds on top. Iron railings and stone piers all round at base. One of the 1st multi-storey concrete framed buildings in the world.

Listing NGR: SJ3388090329

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
214151
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 15 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01682/13
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