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Picton Sports Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Wavertree, Liverpool

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Latitude: 53.3989 / 53°23'56"N

Longitude: -2.9243 / 2°55'27"W

OS Eastings: 338640

OS Northings: 389521

OS Grid: SJ386895

Mapcode National: GBR 7KR.DK

Mapcode Global: WH878.1TRP

Entry Name: Picton Sports Centre

Listing Date: 19 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072999

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359246

Location: Liverpool, L15

County: Liverpool

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

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Listing Text

(south side)

31/902 No. 246
(Picton Sports
- Centre)


Includes No. 2 Glynn Street. Public baths, now sports
centre. 1900's. Probably T. Shelmerdine. Brick and
painted stone, with hipped slate roof. 2 storeys and 3
bays, end bays break forward under gables. 1st floor of
stone with top cornice. End bays have 4-light windows in
recessed stone reveals, with smaller 4-light windows to 1st
floor, all with small-paned casements. Central bay has 6-
light 1st floor window. Entrance with flanking 2-light
windows, all with eared architraves. Porch has wide
elliptical arch with Gibbs surround and triple key. Gables
have cartouches in frames with segmental pediments. 2
cross-axial stacks of stone and battered. Similar left
return incorporates No. 2 Glynn Street, a 2-storey, 2-bay
house. An interesting comparison with Wavertree District
Library (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ3864089521

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

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