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Halifax House, Liverpool

Description: Halifax House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 213793

OS Grid Reference: SJ3417290379
OS Grid Coordinates: 334172, 390379
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4061, -2.9916

Location: Lower Castle Street, Liverpool L2 0GA

Locality: Liverpool
County: Liverpool
Country: England
Postcode: L2 0GA

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Listing Text


52/180 No: 6
(Halifax House)

Bank building. 1840s. Stone, 3 storeys, 5 bays. Centre
round-arched entrance and 4 large windows under Doric
pilastrade. 1st foor has 5 sash windows in Corinthian
aedicules. Top floor has 5 sash windows with consoled
pediments. Top panelled frieze, moulded eaves cornice.
Recessed curved corners. Fenwick Street facade has 4 bays,
with later additions at rear, and is altered to centre of
ground floor. Plaque in right end bay commemorating
building of lst head office of Liverpool Union Bank, 1835.
Large banking hall probably late C19 supported on granite
columns with enriched beams and coved domed skylight,
entered through coffered tunnel-vaulted vestibule.

Listing NGR: SJ3417290379

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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