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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: LIVERPOOL INSTITUTE HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS

List entry Number: 1356293

Location

LIVERPOOL INSTITUTE HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, BLACKBURNE PLACE

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: 14-Mar-1975

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Jun-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 213764

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History

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Details

SJ 3589 NE BLACKBURNE PLACE L8

57/152 Liverpool Institute High School for Girls (formerly listed as Liverpool Institute High School for Girls 14.3.75 (original house only))

G.V. II

School, part originally house 1785-90 enlarged 1874-76. Brick with stone dressings, slate roof. 2 storeys with basement and attic, 7 bays. Sill bands top cornice and blocking course. Ground floor has tripartite windows with colonnettes, pilasters and tympana with foliage and busts. 2nd and 6th bays have 2-storey canted bays with architraved windows with entablature above. Central bay projects, ground floor rusticated, round-headed entrance flanked by paired composite columns supporting entablature and pierced balcony to 1st floor. 1st floor windows have panelled pilasters, consoled entablatures and pediments, canted bays have central segmental pediments. Central bay has rusticated quoins and tripartite window with tympanum. 2nd and 6th bays have gables with paired round-headed windows. Central bay has flat pilastrade and 3 round-headed windows, segmental pediment; domical roof with clock and iron cresting. Entrance hall has modillioned cornice, Corinthian stair screen with granite columns. Stair has coved ceiling with rich plaster decoration and octagonal roof light. Right return to street is original house, 4 bays with portico of 4 Ionic columns to double stairway. Sash windows, with flat brick arches.

Listing NGR: SJ3558289676

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National Grid Reference: SJ 35582 89676

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