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Orleans House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Central, Liverpool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4099 / 53°24'35"N

Longitude: -2.9932 / 2°59'35"W

OS Eastings: 334073

OS Northings: 390798

OS Grid: SJ340907

Mapcode National: GBR 72M.JN

Mapcode Global: WH876.ZKT8

Entry Name: Orleans House

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Last Amended: 19 June 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206657

English Heritage Legacy ID: 214064

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

SJ 3490 NW EDMUND STREET
L3

48/425 Orleans House
(formerly listed
under Bixteth Street)

14.3.75
G.V. II*


Office building. 1907 (on date stones). Matear and Simon.
Buff brick with stone dressings, granite basement, cast iron
framed windows to some elevations, slate roof. Rectangular
plan with 2 light wells on Earle Street. Edmund Street
facade of 5 storeys, basement and attic 5 window bays
between blank end bays. All windows sashed without glazing
bars, in pairs with cast iron mullions and lintels, those to
ground floor with wedge lintels. Stone panels between
floors. Deep cornice on trighiphs. Gambrel roof with flat
topped dormers. End bays have stone date panels and end in
truncated stacks Bixteth Street elevation of main interest;
Basement and 3 blocks of 5 storeys with attics and 3 bays
connected by blocks of 3 storeys and 2 bays. Cast iron
facade with panelled pilasters, entablatures and decorated
panels undertripartite windows. Attics as Edmund Street
facade similarly treated. Important example of curtain
walling


Listing NGR: SJ3407390798

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