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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: PANTHEON ADJOINING INCE BLUNDELL HALL

List entry Number: 1075869

Location

PANTHEON ADJOINING INCE BLUNDELL HALL, PARK WALL ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
SeftonMetropolitan AuthorityInce Blundell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Oct-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 216466

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

INCE BLUNDELL PARK WALL ROAD SD 30 SW (south-west side) 6/68 Pantheon adjoining Ince Blundell Hall 11,lO.68 G.V. II* Gallery. 1802-10. For Henry Blundell, (Housed Blundell's collection of antiquities). Stone with lead dome. Modelled on the Pantheon, Rome. Round on plan, with tetrastyle Ionic portico to south east. Frieze, cornice and large dome with oculus. Entrance flanked by niches and with relief panels above. Portico flanked by round niches with busts. Frieze and pediment of portico have classical relief panels. Interior faced with marble has Ionic pilastrade with roundels and triglyphs in frieze. Coffered dome has ribs of fasces and panels with rosettes. 4 Venetian recesses with Ionic columns and dosserets; between are large niches flanked by smaller niches with round recesses above. Octagonal vestibule with round-headed recesses connects this item with Ince Blundell Hall (q.v.)

Listing NGR: SD3273502992

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 28 Merseyside,

National Grid Reference: SD 32735 02992

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