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William Brown Library and Museum

A Grade II* Listed Building in Central, Liverpool

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Latitude: 53.41 / 53°24'35"N

Longitude: -2.9811 / 2°58'52"W

OS Eastings: 334876

OS Northings: 390799

OS Grid: SJ348907

Mapcode National: GBR 75M.4L

Mapcode Global: WH877.5KN6

Entry Name: William Brown Library and Museum

Listing Date: 28 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063781

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359739

Location: Liverpool, L3

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Liverpool Our Lady and St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


49/1356 William Brown
Library and
28.6.52 Museum

G.V. II*

Museum and Library. 1857-60. Thomas Allom, modified by
John Weightman, interior and top of facade reconstructed
after war damage by R. Bradbury. Stone, 1 storey with
basement, 17 bays. Rusticated basement. Projecting end
bays with centres recessed behind Corinthian angle
pilasters. Central hexastyle Corinthian portico with 2 rows
of unfluted columns. 1st floor windows have architraves and
entablatures, and panelled aprons, those to end bays project
and have pediments on consoles recessed panels with carved
wreaths above windows which are sashed with glazing bars.
Steps to portico with balustrading and 2 lion lamp

Listing NGR: SJ3487690799

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