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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: CROWN BUILDINGS

List entry Number: 1063296

Location

CROWN BUILDINGS, 57 AND 59, VICTORIA STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
LiverpoolMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Jun-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 359683

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 3490 NE VICTORIA STREET (north side) L1

49/1301 Nos. 57 and 59 - (Crown Buildings)

G.V. II

Office building. 1886 (dated). Red brick and stone dressings, slate roof. 4 storeys and 4 bays, canted corner bay and 7 bays to Preston Street. Ground floor of stone window openings flanked by colonnettes. Corner entrance with pointed arch and crown finial under ogival hoodmould. Spandrels caved with foliage and "CROWN BUILDINGS A.D. 1886". Corbelled cornice over. Upper windows have sill and lintel bands and are mullioned and transomed. Corner bay has tripartite windows on moulded base, cusped lower lights to windows. End bay has small gable and corner has octagonal turret with Lombard frieze and rich cornice. Short spire with iron finial. Stone pierced parapet. Preston Street facade is utilitarian; the windows have iron mullions and lintels under relieving arches. Rear facade has 6 bays with 2 gables and 2 loading bays.

Listing NGR: SJ3465490626

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National Grid Reference: SJ 34654 90626

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