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Walker Art Gallery

A Grade II* Listed Building in Central, Liverpool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4101 / 53°24'36"N

Longitude: -2.9797 / 2°58'46"W

OS Eastings: 334973

OS Northings: 390811

OS Grid: SJ349908

Mapcode National: GBR 75M.FK

Mapcode Global: WH877.6KC3

Entry Name: Walker Art Gallery

Listing Date: 28 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063782

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359741

Location: Liverpool, L3

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 NE WILLIAM BROWN STREET
L1

44/1358 Walker Art Gallery
28.6.52

G.V. II*


Art Gallery. 1874-7. H. H. Vale. Stone, 2 storeys and 13
bays. Rusticated ground floor with Greek key band, windows
with balustraded aprons and sashes without glazing bars.
End bays break forward with flanking flat Corinthian
pilasters. Centre 5 bays project with giant hexastyle
Corinthian portico behind which 3 bays are recessed with 3
entrances, centre one with architrave and entablature, with
brackets and windows above. 1st floor has no windows,
fielded panels in end bays and entablature, with brackets
and windows above. 1st floor has no windows, fielded panels
in end bays and long relief friezes. Entablature and
balustrade, central raised block with seated statue of
Liverpool. Steps to portico flanked by statues of Raphael
and Michelangelo by Warrington Wood and balustraded wall.


Listing NGR: SJ3497390811

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