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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: MERSEY CHAMBERS

List entry Number: 1363091

Location

MERSEY CHAMBERS, 2, OLD CHURCHYARD

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: 19-Jun-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 359181

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History

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Details

SJ 3490 SW OLD CHURCHYARD L2

54/841 No. 2 12.7.66 (Mersey Chambers) (formerly listed under G.V. II Covent Garden) Office building. 1860's. For T & J Harrison. Stone with granite basement and lead roof, yellow brick to rear. 3 storeys with basement and attic, 11 bays. Quoins, sill courses and cornice. All windows are round-headed and sashed without glazing bars. Centre bay breaks forward and has flat pilasters. Ground floor windows have hood moulds with stops carved as animals and birds. Entrance with granite architrave and fanlight, entablature with bracketed frieze over. 2nd floor has 2:3:2:3:2:3:2: windows with colonnettes. Dormers with cross windows, pilasters and architraves, shell hoods over. Centre bay with 3 cross windows surmounted by panel of sailing ship and shell hood over with bronze Liver bird. Central pavilion roof with iron cresting. Rear facade of interest. It has 2 storeys of glass and iron oriel windows in segmental headed recesses. Greek key ornament on sills, and reeded soffits. Top storey has 6 sash windows in stone architraves.

Listing NGR: SJ3402390483

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National Grid Reference: SJ 34023 90483

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