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Latitude: 53.4092 / 53°24'33"N
Longitude: -2.9838 / 2°59'1"W
OS Eastings: 334699
OS Northings: 390717
OS Grid: SJ346907
Mapcode National: GBR 74M.KW
Mapcode Global: WH877.4KDS
Entry Name: Entrance to Mersey Tunnel
Listing Date: 10 October 1980
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1070593
English Heritage Legacy ID: 359188
Location: Liverpool, L1
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 3490 NE OLD HAYMARKET
49/674 Entrance to
10.10.80 Mersey Tunnel
Entrance to tunnel, retaining walls and Lodges. 1925-34.
Sir Basil Mott and J.A. Brodie with Herbert J. Rowse as
architect. Portland stone. Originally an axial and sym-
metrical design now obscured by subsequent alterations to
the layout. Lodges in the form of triumphal arches to left
and right of principal axis and retaining walls to the
entrance of the tunnel which is a broad segmental arch.
Retaining walls and tunnel entrance have some Art Deco
ornamentation and sculpture now partly hidden. The lodges
are tall and cubic with fluted buttresses and more Egyptian
Art Deco ornamentation.
Listing NGR: SJ3465890726
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