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Latitude: 53.4014 / 53°24'5"N
Longitude: -2.9689 / 2°58'8"W
OS Eastings: 335676
OS Northings: 389838
OS Grid: SJ356898
Mapcode National: GBR 77Q.RN
Mapcode Global: WH877.CRGR
Entry Name: Former Liverpool Eye and Ear Infirmary
Listing Date: 19 June 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1070616
English Heritage Legacy ID: 359145
Location: Liverpool, L7
Electoral Ward/Division: Central
Built-Up Area: Liverpool
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside
Church of England Parish: St Luke in the City Team
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
SJ 3589 NE MYRTLE STREET
57/804 Myrtle Street
Liverpool Eye and Ear Infirmary, now college building. 1879
and extension of 1880. Red brick terracotta, stone and tile
roof. 3 storeys with basement and attic; 9 bays, 1-storey,
1-bay connecting block and extension of 2 storeys and attic,
and 2 bays. Centre 3 bays break forward, centre bay breaks
forward again. Flush sill bands and terracotta frieze
between lintels, bracketed cornice. Windows have varied
fenestration most windows with stone mullions and transoms,
those to 1st floor with 2 transoms. Recessed bay has
projecting 5-light window with coving and hipped roof with
gablets. Entrance has pointed arch with cornice and 2 lions
holding shields, flanking canted projecting windows.
Recessed doorcase has glazed tracery and half-glazed door.
End bays have 1st floor canted oriels in chamfered reveals.
Central bays have frieze over 1st floor with inscription
'THE LIVERPOOL EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY ERECTED A.D.1879.'
Hipped roof with central 3-bay projection. Coved gables to
central and end bays, other bays have roof dormers. 3-bay
projection has hipped dormers at ends. Return to Stowell
Street of 7 bays has canted bay with gable, iron area
railings, 3 clustered stacks. Extension of rock faced stone
with ashlar dressing. 2 storeys with attic, 2 bays. Ground
floor windows have mullions and transoms, of 4 and 6 flights
between buttresses, that to left is gabled with dragon
finial, that to right has shield finial that to centre has
canopied niche with statue of St. Luke. 1st floor mullioned
oriels of 4 and 6 lights. Arcaded parapet. Timber framed
gabled do mers. Mansard roof with end stacks.
Listing NGR: SJ3567689838
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