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Orleans House, Liverpool

Description: Orleans House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 214064

OS Grid Reference: SJ3407390798
OS Grid Coordinates: 334073, 390798
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4099, -2.9932

Location: Bixteth Street, Liverpool L3 9AE

Locality: Liverpool
County: Liverpool
Country: England
Postcode: L3 9AE

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Listing Text


48/425 Orleans House
(formerly listed
under Bixteth Street)

G.V. II*

Office building. 1907 (on date stones). Matear and Simon.
Buff brick with stone dressings, granite basement, cast iron
framed windows to some elevations, slate roof. Rectangular
plan with 2 light wells on Earle Street. Edmund Street
facade of 5 storeys, basement and attic 5 window bays
between blank end bays. All windows sashed without glazing
bars, in pairs with cast iron mullions and lintels, those to
ground floor with wedge lintels. Stone panels between
floors. Deep cornice on trighiphs. Gambrel roof with flat
topped dormers. End bays have stone date panels and end in
truncated stacks Bixteth Street elevation of main interest;
Basement and 3 blocks of 5 storeys with attics and 3 bays
connected by blocks of 3 storeys and 2 bays. Cast iron
facade with panelled pilasters, entablatures and decorated
panels undertripartite windows. Attics as Edmund Street
facade similarly treated. Important example of curtain

Listing NGR: SJ3407390798

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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