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General Accident

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Liverpool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4065 / 53°24'23"N

Longitude: -2.992 / 2°59'31"W

OS Eastings: 334149

OS Northings: 390423

OS Grid: SJ341904

Mapcode National: GBR 72N.SV

Mapcode Global: WH877.0MJW

Plus Code: 9C5VC245+J5

Entry Name: General Accident

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Last Amended: 19 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1062579

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359715

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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Description

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/01/2021 to update the name and address and to reformat the text to current standards.

SJ 3490 SW
52/1332
WATER STREET L2 (south side)
No. 7
(formerly listed as No 7, General Accident, previously listed as National Westminster Bank)

14.3.75.

GV
II
Includes No. 3 Fenwick Street.
Bank, 1896 by Grayson and Ould, Water Street block replaced 1934 by Palmer and Holden. Granite. Three storeys, five symmetrical bays. Ground floor rusticated with centre doorway and four windows, all with round arches, on polished red granite plinth. Giant fluted Doric columns in antis to first and second floors. First floor has balustraded balconies to five rectangular windows with architraves and cornices (centre one with segmental pediment). Top floor has five smaller windows. Banking hall with segmental barrel vault to central aisle supported on engaged acanthus column of marble. Bronze doors with gaping lion masks. Long return of nine bays to Fenwick Street with round-headed ground floor windows, the tympana carved with Celtic interlace.

Listing NGR: SJ3415190423

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