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Crown Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Liverpool

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Latitude: 53.4084 / 53°24'30"N

Longitude: -2.9844 / 2°59'4"W

OS Eastings: 334654

OS Northings: 390626

OS Grid: SJ346906

Mapcode National: GBR 74N.F5

Mapcode Global: WH877.4L3F

Plus Code: 9C5VC258+96

Entry Name: Crown Buildings

Listing Date: 19 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063296

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359683

Location: Central, Liverpool, L1

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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49/1301 Nos. 57 and 59
- (Crown Buildings)


Office building. 1886 (dated). Red brick and stone
dressings, slate roof. 4 storeys and 4 bays, canted corner
bay and 7 bays to Preston Street. Ground floor of stone
window openings flanked by colonnettes. Corner entrance
with pointed arch and crown finial under ogival hoodmould.
Spandrels caved with foliage and "CROWN BUILDINGS A.D.
1886". Corbelled cornice over. Upper windows have sill and
lintel bands and are mullioned and transomed. Corner bay
has tripartite windows on moulded base, cusped lower lights
to windows. End bay has small gable and corner has
octagonal turret with Lombard frieze and rich cornice.
Short spire with iron finial. Stone pierced parapet.
Preston Street facade is utilitarian; the windows have iron
mullions and lintels under relieving arches. Rear facade
has 6 bays with 2 gables and 2 loading bays.

Listing NGR: SJ3465490626

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