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Croxteth Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Croxteth, Liverpool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4425 / 53°26'33"N

Longitude: -2.892 / 2°53'31"W

OS Eastings: 340848

OS Northings: 394340

OS Grid: SJ408943

Mapcode National: GBR 7S7.CY

Mapcode Global: WH872.KQ2S

Entry Name: Croxteth Hall

Listing Date: 28 June 1952

Last Amended: 19 June 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280299

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213958

Location: Liverpool, L12

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Croxteth

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Croxteth Park St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SJ 4094 CROXTETH PARK
SJ 408943 L12

15/327 Croxteth Hall
(formerly listed
under Croxteth Hall
Lane as Croxteth
28.6.52 Hall with inner
courtyard)

G.V. II*


Country House. Southern end of east range of c.1575. South
range of c.1702. North range and northern end of east range
of 1874-7. West range and range behind south range of 1902.
1870's work, T. H. Wyatt; 1902 work, J. McVicar Anderson.
Brick with stone dressings. South facade of 2 storeys, with
terrace over extended basement, 11 bays; 3-bay centre breaks
forward. 3-bay returns. Rusticated quoins; cornice and
parapet with stone pilasters supporting urns. Basement has
pilaster, parapet with urns and alternate round and bull's
eye windows with torus surrounds. Windows have architraves
and are sashed with glazing bars; Ground floor windows have
pulvinated friezes and alternate triangular and segmental
pediments. Central entrance has Corinthian aedicule with
paired columns and broken segmental pediment. Foliated
frieze and Molyneux arms and flags in pediment. Entrance
has bolection moulding and decorated keystone. Panel above
has trophies. Steps lead to entrance. West facade similar,
of 3 storeys and 16 bays. 1st 6 bays have 2-bay forward
break with 2-storey canted bay. Other bays have 2nd floor
recessed between 3-bay pavilions. Entrance has porch with
distyle-in-antis Tuscan colonnade and central segmental
pediment. North facade of 2 storeys with extended basement
and 7 bays. Varied fenestration with mullions and
transoms, 3rd, 6th and 7th bays project under gables, other
bays have half-dormers. Tudor-arched entrance and gable-end
chimney breast to left. East facade has central entrance
tower with diagonal buttresses Tudor-arched entrance and
side entrance with oriel over, 3 bays to right as north
facade, 5 bays to left of 2 storeys with attic, 2nd and 4th
bays project under gables, other bays have gabled roof
dormers. 1st floor cross windows, 2nd floor 6-light
windows, ground floor kitchen extension. 1st 3 bays as west
facade. Interior: Entrance hall has Corinthian tetrastyle
screen. Stair hall of 1902 has coved ceiling with roof
light and round arches to 1st floor passages. Much of the
interior was destroyed by fire in 1952.


Listing NGR: SJ4084894340

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