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Latitude: 53.3993 / 53°23'57"N
Longitude: -2.9245 / 2°55'28"W
OS Eastings: 338623
OS Northings: 389563
OS Grid: SJ386895
Mapcode National: GBR 7KR.BF
Mapcode Global: WH878.1TMD
Entry Name: Wavertree District Library
Listing Date: 14 March 1975
Last Amended: 19 June 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1072998
English Heritage Legacy ID: 359244
Location: Liverpool, L15
Electoral Ward/Division: Wavertree
Built-Up Area: Liverpool
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside
Church of England Parish: Wavertree Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
SJ 3889 PICTON ROAD
31/900 No 244
14.3.75. (formerly listed
with piers in
Library. 1902-3, Thomas Shelmerdine. Red brick, dressed
stone, slate roof. One storey, 3 bays; end bays break
forward under gables, central bay recessed over entrance,
with shaped gable. Stone quoins and bands to gables
modillioned cornice. End bay windows are tripartite with
rusticated Ionic colonnettes and antae, entablatures with
pulvinated cornices. Diocletian windows above with Gibbs
surrounds and triple keys. Gables have flanking scrolls and
obelisks. Central entrance with flanking 2-light windows.
Rustictated tetrastyle Ionic colonnade with central open
pediment. Entrance has architrave with triple key.
Balustrade above, and recessed shaped gable with 2-light
window with pediment. Windows have sashes and casements with
glazing bars. Interior has 3 identical parallel rooms, with
3 iron queen-post roofs with dentils, and a clerestory with
dentilled cornice. Plaque to commemorate opening to rear of
central room, bronze with enamel.
Listing NGR: SJ3862389563
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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