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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: QUEEN INSURANCE BUILDING

List entry Number: 1356308

Location

QUEEN INSURANCE BUILDING, 13, CASTLE 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: 15-May-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 213835

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

SJ 3490 CASTLE STREET (east side) L2

52/215 No. 13 (Queen 15.5.74 Insurance Building)

G.V. II

Office block. 1880's. Brick, dressed stone, with granite ground floor and slate roof. 4 storeys and small dormers. 5 bays wide. Ground floor has 3 wide 4-centred arches with keystones. Right arch filled with modern shop, left and centre arches are arcade entrance with decorated iron tympana to Queen Avenue (q.v.). 1st floor has cross windows divided by Corinthian pilasters; low relief frieze above. 2nd floor has similar windows but with shallow cusping in heads, and Ionic half-columns between; plain frieze and cornice above. Top floor has depressed frieze, and a larger dentilled cornice on top. Dormers on mansard roof.

Listing NGR: SJ4184786818

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National Grid Reference: SJ 34228 90438

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