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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: THE ALBANY

List entry Number: 1208630

Location

THE ALBANY, OLD HALL 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: 12-Jul-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 359185

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History

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Details

SJ 3490 NW OLD HALL STREET (east side), L3

48/845 The Albany 12.7.66

G.V. II*

Office and warehouse building. 1856. J.K. Colling. Brick with stone dressings. 3 storeys and basement, 11 bays. Rusticated granite basement. Rusticated ashlar ground floor. Segmental-headed windows, keystones and tripartite sash windows, cornice above. Central ground headed granite entrance with keystone, carved spandrels and frieze, and segmental pediment. 1st floor segmental-headed windows in round relieving arches with carved ornament on archivolts and tympana. 2nd floor sill band, stone architraves and keystones to windows. Carved frieze and heavy modillioned cornice, balustraded parapet. Sides are utilitarian with area railings and hoists. Inner courtyard especially noteworthy. Iron entrance gates in middle, leading to central corridor with coffered and enriched barrel vault on Composite capitals and red granite columns; secondary entrances to north and south corridors. Steps down to courtyard, long and narrow, 4 storeys, 15 windows on longer sides, with 2 iron bridges across the middle, and iron spiral stair. Good open-well iron staircases in wings.

Listing NGR: SJ3410090665

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National Grid Reference: SJ 34100 90665

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