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Juvenile Court and Front Wall, Bootle

Description: Juvenile Court and Front Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 216420

OS Grid Reference: SJ3406494719
OS Grid Coordinates: 334064, 394719
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4451, -2.9942

Location: B5090, Southport, Sefton L20 8AL

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

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Listing Text

SJ 39 SW
(east side)
11/20 Juvenile Court
and front wall
Police Courts, now Juvenile Court. 1890. By C.J. Anderson.
Stone with slate roof. 2 storeys, 10 bays; 3rd bay
projects with short tower. Channelled rustication to ground
floor, 1st floor sill course and Ionic pilastrade, top
parapet with finials. Windows are mostly sashed, those to
ground floor have paired sashes. 1st floor windows have
friezes and cornices, those to 5th and 6th bays with
pediments. Elliptical-headed entrance has paired consoles
to open pediment over royal arms; paired round-headed
windows above. Tower has paired windows with roundel in
tympanum; top frieze, pierced parapet and pinnacles.
Recessed louvred top with tented pavillion roof clad with
lead. 9th bay has paired 1st floor windows with pedimented
tympanum with Bootle arms and mermaid supporters. 3 stacks
with moulded caps. Front low wall has granite piers with
iron lamp standards, C20 lamps and iron bollards in form of
light houses supporting chains.

Listing NGR: SJ3406494719

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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