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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: ROYAL INSURANCE BUILDING

List entry Number: 1365827

Location

ROYAL INSURANCE BUILDING, 16 AND 18, QUEEN AVENUE

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: 359290

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

SJ 3490 SW QUEEN AVENUE (south side)

52/944 Nos 16 and 18 (Royal Insurance Building) 14.3.75. (Formerly listed under Castle St)

G.V. II*

Office building. 1837-9. Samuel Rowland. Ashlar, 3 storeys, 5 bays wide, forward break centre. Ground floor has fluted Doric columns with bold entablature. 1st and 2nd floors have tetrastyle Ionic portico and parapet. Sash windows with architraves, some glazing bars. Later granite centre entrance. Very rich interior, with 4 Corinthian columns in hall with rich capitals, and pilasters. Ceiling in coffered panels with egg and dart mouldings, and richly ornamented centre and side panels; very rich frieze and cornice.

Listing NGR: SJ3427690450

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National Grid Reference: SJ 34276 90450

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