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Merseyside Transport Offices, Liverpool

Description: Merseyside Transport Offices

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 214252

OS Grid Reference: SJ3452590825
OS Grid Coordinates: 334525, 390825
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4102, -2.9864

Location: 26 A5038, Liverpool L3 2EZ

Locality: Liverpool
County: Liverpool
Country: England
Postcode: L3 2EZ

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Listing Text


49/588 Merseyside
- Offices


Office building, built as tramway offices. 1906. T.
Shelmerdine. Red brick with stone dressings and facing to
ground floor 4 storeys with basement and 1930's attic, 13
bays. Ground floor has channelled rustication. Last 9 bays
form symmetrical compositon round centre bay which has round
arched doorway in aedicule with paired rusticated Tuscan
columns, pulvinated frieze and broken segmental pediment
containing arms of Liverpool. 2-storey canted oriel above,
with mullioned and transomed window. Window with Gibbs
surround to 3rd floor. 5th and 9th bays similar but have
paired windows to ground floor with rusticated colonnettes
supporting consoled cornice, which supports Portland stone
fingures flanking the decorated base of the oriels. Other
bays have windows with Gibbs surrounds to upper floors, 1st
floor windows with pediments, 2nd floor windows with
entablatures. Carriage entrance in 2nd and 3rd bay. Listed
for group value only.

Listing NGR: SJ3452590825

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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