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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: SESSIONS HOUSE

List entry Number: 1063783

Location

SESSIONS HOUSE, 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: 14-Mar-1975

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 359742

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 3590 NW WILLIAM BROWN STREET L1

50/1359 Sessions House

14.3.75. G.V. II*

Courthouse. 1882-4. F. and G. Holme. Ashlar, with granite base. One storey with basement, 5 bays. Rusticated basement, windows with architraves and pediments on consoles. Composite portico of 8 paired columns, frieze bears inscription "COUNTY SESSIONS HOUSE" in plain capitals, Lancaster Arms in tympanum. Round-arched windows with Ionic angle pilaster, carved spandrels and panels over. Entrance with architrave and entablature, window above with atlantes. Side facades have similar treatment for 5 bays, then plainer yellow brick and stone. High, enriched parapet. 4 single columns on side elevation, and coupled pilasters. Interior staircase hall with saucer domes. Balustraded wall and iron gates. 2 stacks with moulded caps.

Listing NGR: SJ3502290816

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National Grid Reference: SJ 35022 90816

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