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West Derby Library, Liverpool

Description: West Derby Library

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 214205

OS Grid Reference: SJ3857191923
OS Grid Coordinates: 338571, 391923
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4205, -2.9258

Location: B5189, Liverpool L13 7HN

Locality: Liverpool
County: Liverpool
Country: England
Postcode: L13 7HN

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Listing Text


25/557 West Derby
- Library


Library. 1904. T. Shelmerdine. Brick with stone
dressings, slate roof. One storey, 4 bays canted corner bay
and 4-bay right return; 1st 3 bays project. Sill course,
pained pilasters, pulvinated frieze, cornice and parapet.
Windows have mullions and transoms. 2nd bay round-headed
window under gable. Corner has octagonal turret, with
buttresses and arcaded parapet. Segmental-headed windows
have eared architraves with triple keys. Domical vault in 2
stages. Round-headed entrance has Ionic porch with
pulvinated frieze and segmental pediment. Right return
similar. Left return and rear facades have 2 canted bays.

Listing NGR: SJ3857191923

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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