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Sessions House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Central, Liverpool

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063783

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359742

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 3590 NW WILLIAM BROWN STREET
L1

50/1359 Sessions House

14.3.75.
G.V. II*


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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