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The Hazels, Liverpool Polytechnic C.f. Mott Campus, Prescot

Description: The Hazels, Liverpool Polytechnic C.f. Mott Campus

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 June 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 215272

OS Grid Reference: SJ4529692431
OS Grid Coordinates: 345296, 392431
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4258, -2.8247

Location: Kings Dr, Hyton, Knowsley L34 1QF

Locality: Prescot
County: Knowsley
Country: England
Postcode: L34 1QF

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Listing Text

SJ 49 SE
(south side)
6/14 The Hazels,
Polytechnic C.F.
6/6/51 Mott Campus


House, now part of Polytechnic. Rainwater heads dated 1764.
Brick with stone dressings, slate roof. Double-pile plan; 3
storeys, 5 bays with pediment spanning entire width. 3-bay
centre breaks forward under secondary pediment. Band over
ground floor, 1st floor sill band and top cornice. Windows
have gauged-brick flat arches and are sashed; those to 2nd
floor have casements. Porch, probably later, has angle
pilasters and entablature; glazed doorcase. Left return of
5 bays with 3-bay centre breaking forward. Ionic Venetian
window to stair. Right return has low extension and C19
servants' wing. Rear of 3 wide bays, the central bay
breaking forward with 3-storey canted bay window. Ground
floor has Tuscan colonnade to canted bay. 1st floor central
window has architrave, frieze and consoled pediment, those
to sides have cornices over gauged-brick flat arches.
Venetian window to 1st and 3rd bays with balustraded aprons.
Balustrade to canted bay. Interior: stone-flagged floors to
hall and passages. Hall has cornice and niches flanking
elliptical arch with Tuscan columns; fireplace. Passage has
groin vault on Tuscan columns. Stair to each end, that to
left is imperial stair with stone steps moulded underneath,
square balusters and weathered handrails. Stair to right is
open well service stair with similar details. 1st floor
groin vaulted passage. Panelled room has marble fireplace
with coloured panels and iron grate with swags and urn.

Listing NGR: SJ4529692431

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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