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Prudential Assurance Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Liverpool

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Latitude: 53.4078 / 53°24'28"N

Longitude: -2.9885 / 2°59'18"W

OS Eastings: 334380

OS Northings: 390568

OS Grid: SJ343905

Mapcode National: GBR 73N.JC

Mapcode Global: WH877.2L4V

Entry Name: Prudential Assurance Building

Listing Date: 12 July 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068278

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213994

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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Listing Text

SJ 3490 NW

DALE STREET (south side) Ll
Nos. 30 to 38 (even) (Prudential Assurance Building)


Office Building. 1885-6. A.Waterhouse, the tower added 1904. Red brick and terracotta with granite to ground floor and red tiled roof. Five storeys and attic. Six bays, canted corner bay and four bays to Temple Street.

Ground floor has segmented headed windows, two with C20 shop fronts. Corner entrance with pointed arched head. First floor bays divided by paired polygonal shafts with drainpipes between them. All windows sashed without glazing bars. First floor windows segmental-headed . Second bay has granite facing and canopied niche for figure Frieze above with inscription "PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE BUILDINGS". Second floor windows with pointed arches, first two bays paired, fourth to sixth tripartite. Third floor windows segmental headed those to second bay pointed and cusped. Fourth floor pointed arched windows. Corner bay has two-storey canted oriel on brackets; date under paired windows "MDCCCLXXXVI". Corbelled frieze and arcaded parapet, one dormer of two lights and one of three lights. Second bay has three-stage tower: the lower stage has three windows, central one with traceried gable feature over. Third stage has two balconies with blind arcading under round headed openings. Corbelled cornice with corner water spouts, swept pyramidal roof with surmounting stack. Two panelled stacks.

Listing NGR: SJ3440190578

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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