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Town Hall and Front Wall, Bootle

Description: Town Hall and Front Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 216418

OS Grid Reference: SJ3405794783
OS Grid Coordinates: 334057, 394783
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4457, -2.9943

Location: 2 Trinity Road, Southport, Sefton L20 7AH

Locality: Bootle
County: Sefton
Country: England
Postcode: L20 7AH

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Listing Text

SJ 39 SW
(east side)
11/18 Town Hall and
front wall
Town Hall. 1882. By J. Johnson. Rock-faced stone with
ashlar dressings and slate roof. 2 storeys with attic and 8
bays. Frieze and cornice to ground floor and top
entablature and panelled parapet. Windows have flat
architraves and most have casements, 1st bay has 4 ground
floor windows. 1st floor has paired composite pilasters;
central large round-headed window has small-paned glazing
with segmental pediment to central light; flanking niches.
Panels with arms of Lancashire towns below, pediment with
flankingfinials above. 2nd bay has round-headed entrance
with Corinthian aedicule, open pediment with Bootle arms.
2nd floor window has elaborate frame. 2-stage tower has
Composite pilasters to lower stage, with round-headed
windows. Top stage has pedimented clock faces with turrets
and short spire with octagonal cupola and iron finials.
Next 3 bays have pedimented dormers, the 3rd bay is canted.
End 3 bays have pedimented mezzanine windows and paired 1st
floor windows between flat pilasters. Low-front wall with
granite piers supporting lamp standards with C20 lamps, and
bollards in form of lighthouses supporting chains. Left
return to Trinity Road has 7 bays similar and 13-bay later
addition; ground floor has channelled rustication, 1st floor
has pilsters. Main hall has stained glass windows with arms
of Lancashire towns.

Listing NGR: SJ3405794783

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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