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Former Post Office Maple Leaf Boxing Club, Bootle

Description: Former Post Office Maple Leaf Boxing Club

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 216412

OS Grid Reference: SJ3406394692
OS Grid Coordinates: 334063, 394692
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4449, -2.9942

Location: 76 A5058, Southport, Sefton L20 8AL

Locality: Bootle
County: Sefton
Country: England
Postcode: L20 8AL

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Listing Text

SJ 39 SW
(east side)
11/21 Former Post
Post office, now part of Juvenile court; rear wing now
boxing club. 1905. Stone with hipped slate roof. 2
storeys, 5 bays and canted corner bay, then 14 bays to
Balliol Road. End 3 bays break forward with central bay
breaking further forward. Ground floor sill course and
cornice, banded quoins to forward breaks; 1st floor banded
pilastrade with paired pilasters and parapet. Ground floor
segmental-headed windows of differing widths have Gibbs
surrounds and large triple keystones. Windows have sashes
with upper glazing bars, and similar casements. 1st floor
windows have architraves, 4th bay round-headed window with
Gibbs surround and open pediment. 1st bay entrance has
architrave and round window over, with consoled segmental
hood. Canted corner bay has round-headed entrance with
round hood on Ionic columns. 1st floor is bowed with 3
windows between Tuscan colonnettes, entablature and cupola
with obelisk finial. Return has 3 bays similar and ll-bay
one-storey wing, rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and
bands. Sill course flat, pilasters and cornice and blocking
course. Penultimate bay has round-headed entrance with gate
leading to courtyard. Gibbs surround and open pediment;
flanking windows with grilles.

Listing NGR: SJ3406394692

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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