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Description: The Mansion House
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 216362
OS Grid Reference: SJ5072096488
OS Grid Coordinates: 350720, 396488
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4628, -2.7437
SJ 59 NW ST. HELENS CITY ROAD
4/72 The Mansion House
House, now local government offices. c,1840s. Stucco with
hipped slate roofs. Italianate style. 2 storeys and 3 bays.
1st bay breaks forward; 3rd bay recessed. Ground floor has
channelled rustication with frieze and cornice; 1st floor
sill course; top frieze and bracketed eaves. 1st floor
windows have eared architraves, pulvinated friezes and
cornices, central window has pediment-all windows have
casements. Porch has attached distyle-in-antis Ionic
colonnade with central round-arched opening with
balustrading, pierced parapet. Entrance in return. Central
bay has tower with round-headed blind window and triple
round-headed openings below bracketed eaves and pyramidal
roof. 4 stucco stacks with moulded decoration. Right return
and rear facades are similar. Return has central attic
storey above ground floor canted bay window with pierced
balustrade and 1st floor tripartite window with colonnettes.
Rear has 2-bay window and low end bay with blind tripartite
window with triple key and shell motif in round recess above.
Listing NGR: SJ5072096488
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Source: English Heritage
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