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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: VENTILATION STATION TO THE MERSEY ROAD TUNNEL

List entry Number: 1070585

Location

VENTILATION STATION TO THE MERSEY ROAD TUNNEL, NORTH JOHN 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: 10-Oct-1980

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 359165

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

SJ 3490 SW NORTH JOHN STREET L2

52/824 Ventilation Stat- ion to the Mersey 10.10.80 Road Tunnel

G.V. II

Ventilation station. 1925-34, Sir Basil Mott and J.A. Brodie with Herbert J. Rowse as architect; built as part of Mersey Road Tunnel. Portland Stone. Enormous tower-like structure with design emphasising mass and vertical lines, housing giant ventilating fans. Set on massive rectangular base having windows in vertical bands with Art Deco ornamentation set in horizontal bands above. Tower contains enormously tall slender blind window flanked by attached reeded columns.

Listing NGR: SJ3432090481

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National Grid Reference: SJ 34322 90467

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