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

Map

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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

Summary

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 359720

Legacy System: LBS

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