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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: WELLINGTON ROOMS (NOW THE IRISH CENTRE)

List entry Number: 1208360

Location

WELLINGTON ROOMS (NOW THE IRISH CENTRE), MOUNT PLEASANT

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: 359117

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 3590 SE MOUNT PLEASANT (north side) L3

55/776 Wellington Rooms (now the Irish 28.6.52 Centre)

G.V. II*

Club rooms. 1815 by Edmund Aikin. Built as a fashionable private assembly room for the Wellington Club. Ashlar, slate roof. Facade of one storey, without windows. Moulded plinth and top entablature and parapet. Slight forward break at each end with flanking Corinthian pilasters. Sculptured plaques on the blank walls. In the centre is a semi-circular projection with tetrastyle Corinthian attached colonnade and antefixae over entablature. Portico originally open, but soon filled in and present door added. Interior has circular entrance hall, ballroom with relief frieze, gilt swags and panelled walls etc, also upper rooms, card room etc, some being octagonal - interior decoration probably later C19. Relief frieze said to be by Flaxman. Plain iron area railings, iron lantern on bracket over entrance. Brick return facade with stone pilastrade.

Listing NGR: SJ3556590117

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National Grid Reference: SJ 35565 90117

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