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Description: Liverpool Institute High School for Girls
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 213764
OS Grid Reference: SJ3558289676
OS Grid Coordinates: 335582, 389676
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4000, -2.9703
SJ 3589 NE BLACKBURNE PLACE
School for Girls
School for Girls
14.3.75 (original house
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
Listing NGR: SJ3558289676
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Source: English Heritage
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