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Queen Insurance Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Liverpool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4066 / 53°24'23"N

Longitude: -2.9908 / 2°59'26"W

OS Eastings: 334228

OS Northings: 390438

OS Grid: SJ342904

Mapcode National: GBR 73N.1S

Mapcode Global: WH877.1M2R

Entry Name: Queen Insurance Building

Listing Date: 15 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356308

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213835

Location: Liverpool, L2

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 CASTLE STREET
(east side)
L2

52/215 No. 13 (Queen
15.5.74 Insurance
Building)

G.V. II

Office block. 1880's. Brick, dressed stone, with granite
ground floor and slate roof. 4 storeys and small dormers.
5 bays wide. Ground floor has 3 wide 4-centred arches with
keystones. Right arch filled with modern shop, left and
centre arches are arcade entrance with decorated iron
tympana to Queen Avenue (q.v.). 1st floor has cross windows
divided by Corinthian pilasters; low relief frieze above.
2nd floor has similar windows but with shallow cusping in
heads, and Ionic half-columns between; plain frieze and
cornice above. Top floor has depressed frieze, and a larger
dentilled cornice on top. Dormers on mansard roof.


Listing NGR: SJ4184786818

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