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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: No name for this Entry

List entry Number: 1356349

Location

105, DUKE 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: 14-Mar-1975

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 214034

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History

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Details

SJ 3489 DUKE STREET (north side) L1 30/396 No. 105

14.3.75 - II

Originally the Union Newsroom, then from 1852-60 Liverpool's first public library, now offices,1800. John Foster the Elder. Ashlar, 2 storeys, and basement, 5 bays to Duke Street, 3 bays to Slater Street. Ground floor has 4 round-headed windows, left hand bay occupied by later porch, part of westward extension not included in this item. Cornice, stringcourse. 5 fixed windows upon sill band, and 5 panels above. Cornice and parapet. Slater Street facade has centre pediment, a Venetian window to 1st floor with Ionic columns, and 3 round-headed windows to ground floor. Originally the Union Newsroom, Liverpool's 1st public Library.

Listing NGR: SJ3489089880

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National Grid Reference: SJ 34889 89882

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