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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: WALKER ART GALLERY

List entry Number: 1063782

Location

WALKER ART GALLERY, WILLIAM BROWN 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: 28-Jun-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 359741

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History

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Details

SJ 3490 NE WILLIAM BROWN STREET L1

44/1358 Walker Art Gallery 28.6.52

G.V. II*

Art Gallery. 1874-7. H. H. Vale. Stone, 2 storeys and 13 bays. Rusticated ground floor with Greek key band, windows with balustraded aprons and sashes without glazing bars. End bays break forward with flanking flat Corinthian pilasters. Centre 5 bays project with giant hexastyle Corinthian portico behind which 3 bays are recessed with 3 entrances, centre one with architrave and entablature, with brackets and windows above. 1st floor has no windows, fielded panels in end bays and entablature, with brackets and windows above. 1st floor has no windows, fielded panels in end bays and long relief friezes. Entablature and balustrade, central raised block with seated statue of Liverpool. Steps to portico flanked by statues of Raphael and Michelangelo by Warrington Wood and balustraded wall.

Listing NGR: SJ3497390811

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National Grid Reference: SJ 34973 90811

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