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Latitude: 53.4101 / 53°24'36"N
Longitude: -2.979 / 2°58'44"W
OS Eastings: 335022
OS Northings: 390816
OS Grid: SJ350908
Mapcode National: GBR 75M.LK
Mapcode Global: WH877.6KQ2
Entry Name: Sessions House
Listing Date: 14 March 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063783
English Heritage Legacy ID: 359742
Location: Liverpool, L3
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
SJ 3590 NW WILLIAM BROWN STREET
50/1359 Sessions House
Courthouse. 1882-4. F. and G. Holme. Ashlar, with granite
base. One storey with basement, 5 bays. Rusticated
basement, windows with architraves and pediments on
consoles. Composite portico of 8 paired columns, frieze
bears inscription "COUNTY SESSIONS HOUSE" in plain capitals,
Lancaster Arms in tympanum. Round-arched windows with Ionic
angle pilaster, carved spandrels and panels over. Entrance
with architrave and entablature, window above with atlantes.
Side facades have similar treatment for 5 bays, then plainer
yellow brick and stone. High, enriched parapet. 4 single
columns on side elevation, and coupled pilasters. Interior
staircase hall with saucer domes. Balustraded wall and iron
gates. 2 stacks with moulded caps.
Listing NGR: SJ3502290816
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