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Liverpool Institute High School for Girls, Liverpool

Description: Liverpool Institute High School for Girls

Grade: II
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

Location: 10 Falkner Street, Liverpool L8 7PE

Locality: Liverpool
County: Liverpool
Country: England
Postcode: L8 7PE

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Listing Text


57/152 Liverpool
Institute High
School for Girls
(formerly listed
as Liverpool
Institute High
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
brick arches.

Listing NGR: SJ3558289676

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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