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Entrance to Mersey Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Liverpool

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070593

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359188

Location: Liverpool, L1

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


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

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

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