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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: ENTRANCE TO MERSEY TUNNEL

List entry Number: 1070593

Location

ENTRANCE TO MERSEY TUNNEL, OLD HAYMARKET

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: 359188

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History

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Details

SJ 3490 NE OLD HAYMARKET L1

49/674 Entrance to 10.10.80 Mersey Tunnel

G.V. II

Entrance to tunnel, retaining walls and Lodges. 1925-34. Sir Basil Mott and J.A. Brodie with Herbert J. Rowse as architect. Portland stone. Originally an axial and sym- metrical design now obscured by subsequent alterations to the layout. Lodges in the form of triumphal arches to left and right of principal axis and retaining walls to the entrance of the tunnel which is a broad segmental arch. Retaining walls and tunnel entrance have some Art Deco ornamentation and sculpture now partly hidden. The lodges are tall and cubic with fluted buttresses and more Egyptian Art Deco ornamentation.

Listing NGR: SJ3465890726

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National Grid Reference: SJ 34699 90717

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