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Queen Insurance Building, Liverpool

Description: Queen Insurance Building

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 213835

OS Grid Reference: SJ3422890438
OS Grid Coordinates: 334228, 390438
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4066, -2.9908

Locality: Liverpool
County: Liverpool
Country: England
Postcode: L25 7SW

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Listing Text

(east side)

52/215 No. 13 (Queen
15.5.74 Insurance


Office block. 1880's. Brick, dressed stone, with granite
ground floor and slate roof. 4 storeys and small dormers.
5 bays wide. Ground floor has 3 wide 4-centred arches with
keystones. Right arch filled with modern shop, left and
centre arches are arcade entrance with decorated iron
tympana to Queen Avenue (q.v.). 1st floor has cross windows
divided by Corinthian pilasters; low relief frieze above.
2nd floor has similar windows but with shallow cusping in
heads, and Ionic half-columns between; plain frieze and
cornice above. Top floor has depressed frieze, and a larger
dentilled cornice on top. Dormers on mansard roof.

Listing NGR: SJ4184786818

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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