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Central Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Liverpool

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Latitude: 53.406 / 53°24'21"N

Longitude: -2.9882 / 2°59'17"W

OS Eastings: 334400

OS Northings: 390369

OS Grid: SJ344903

Mapcode National: GBR 73P.L0

Mapcode Global: WH877.2N96

Entry Name: Central Buildings

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070584

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359164

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

(east side)

52/823 Nos. 37 to 45 (odd)
(Central Buildings)

Office building. 1870's. Stone with polished granite
ground floor. 4 storeys with basement, 20 bays, 8-bay
return to 8 Matthew Street and 11-bay return to Harrington
Street. Ground floor has colonnade, with entablature,
chamfered corners with large round-arched entrances; the
columns have a bronze band one-third up, which continues
across facade dividing totally glazed basement and ground
floor. The 1st floor has 2:5:5:2 round-arched windows with
panelled pilasters, frieze, and projecting cornice. 2nd
floor has rectangular windows. Top floor has 12 round-
arched windows in middle, and 4 rectangular windows at each
side. Top cornice on brackets, blocking course. Facade
treatment continues over 4 bays of each return, then
utilitarian white glazed brick facades.

Listing NGR: SJ3440090369

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

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