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A Grade II Listed Building in Riverside, Liverpool

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Latitude: 53.38 / 53°22'48"N

Longitude: -2.97 / 2°58'12"W

OS Eastings: 335569

OS Northings: 387456

OS Grid: SJ355874

Mapcode National: GBR 77Z.JB

Mapcode Global: WH87F.B9YN

Entry Name: Casemates

Listing Date: 19 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343620

English Heritage Legacy ID: 214255

Location: Liverpool, L8

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Riverside

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Toxteth St Philemon

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text



Casemates and attached flight of steps. Originally designed for the storage of oil products. 1881. 60 barrel-vaulted chambers cut into rock , with concrete facade cast in-situ. Segmental headed entrances with iron doors between rusticated pilaster strips; simple cornice above. At right hand end, a dog-legged flight of steps in coursed sandstone , with rusticated plinth and ashlar bands and copings. The casemates are of special interest as an early example of oil storage facilities.

Listing NGR: SJ3556987456

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