TOWER BUILDING

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1360220
Date first listed:
14-Mar-1975
Statutory Address:
1-11, TOWER GARDENS
Statutory Address:
TOWER BUILDING, 22, WATER STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
1-11, TOWER GARDENS
Statutory Address:
TOWER BUILDING, 22, WATER STREET

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

District:
Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 33995 90439

Details

SJ 3490 SW WATER STREET (north side) L2

7/1337 No. 22 (Tower Building) 14.3.75. G.V. II*

Includes 1-11 (odd) Tower Gardens. Office Building with shopping arcade. 1906. Aubrey Thomas. 5 storeys and atics; 3 bays and curved corner bays, 9 bays to the Strand of 8 storeys. Steel frame with grey granite and white faience cladding, granite ground floor. Bays divided by polygonal turrets. All windows have mullions and are of 5:4:5 lights, those to ground floor with a 1st floor oriel bay and balcony over a double portal of round arches. Cornice and balustrade, balustrades to attics with scrolls. Strand facade similar, centre and end bays with full-height canted oriels over round-headed arches, that to left leading to Tower Gardens, that to centre leading to arcade, segmental headed 3-light windows. Recessed top storey with parapet. End tower of 2 storeys, coner turrets and parapet, centre tower octagonal of 3 storeys, corner turrers. One of the 1st steel framed buildings in the country.

Listing NGR: SJ3399590439

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
359720
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: 17 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/13128/18
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