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2 and 4, Elliot Street (See Details for Further Address Information), Liverpool

Description: 2 and 4, Elliot Street (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 214068

OS Grid Reference: SJ3489090315
OS Grid Coordinates: 334890, 390315
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4056, -2.9808

Location: Houghton Street, Liverpool L1 1DP

Locality: Liverpool
County: Liverpool
Country: England
Postcode: L1 1DP

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Listing Text


53/429 Nos 2 and 4


Includes Nos 10 to 14 (even) Clayton Square. Shops. Mid
19th century. Ashlar in Italianate style. Four storeys;
three bays to Elliot Street, four to Clayton Square and
Market, with rusticated angle quoins, and narrow, recessed
curved corner bays. String courses to second floor,
second-floor sill band, third-floor sill band and third-
floor impost band. Modillioned eaves cornice. Modern shop
fronts to ground floor. First-floor window to Elliot
Street, Clayton Square and Market Street framed by columnar
aedicules, second-floor windows stand above projecting
balustraded balconies and have architrave surrounds and
cornices on enriched brackets rising from enriched pilaster-
srips; centre bay windows to Elliot Street, follow the same
system but central tripartite window has pediment
containing shell and urn to centre light. Central window to
2nd floor also tripartite with reclining lions flanking
panel with foliage decoration. First and second floor
windows to corner bays have architraves, enriched to the
latter, and cornices. All third-floor windows round-headed
with architrave surrounds to heads and keystones, standing
above projecting open work balconies.

Listing NGR: SJ3489090315

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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