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THE OLD BRIDEWELL INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL ALONG STREETS TO SOUTH AND EAST

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE OLD BRIDEWELL INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL ALONG STREETS TO SOUTH AND EAST

List entry Number: 1068393

Location

THE OLD BRIDEWELL INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL ALONG STREETS TO SOUTH AND EAST, 17, ARGYLE STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Liverpool

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Nov-1980

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 213699

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 3489 ARGYLE STREET L1

30/96 No. 17 (The Old Bridewell) (including boundary wall along streets to 13.11.80 south and east)

- II

Police Station. c1850. Brick with stone dressings, slate roof.2 storeys and 3 bays. Stone plinth, 1st floor sill course, top frieze and cornice: Centre bay projects and forms base of short tower. Ground floor windows have stone lintels and all windows are sashed with glazing bars. Entrance on return of centre bay has rusticated architrave with lion's head to keystone, stone plaque above. 1st floor windows have architraves, tower has 2-light windows with round heads to lights, moulded stone arches and sills. Hipped roofs, that to tower with finial. Campbell Street facade of 3 bays, end bays project. Inserted windows with wedge lintels to either side of central 1st floor window. 4 stacks with stone caps and later ventilation tower to rear with 2-light openings and machicolated cap. This forms a ventilating shaft for the original cells on the ground floor, which are windowless and reached through an iron door. Closely surrounding the building on both street fronts is a wall of brick about 12 feet tall with rounded stone coping. Bevelled corner is surmounted by a foliated iron lampholder, with anthemion motif,above a plain doorway.

Listing NGR: SJ3462689917

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National Grid Reference: SJ 34626 89917

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