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Convent of Mercy

A Grade II Listed Building in Old Swan, Liverpool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4118 / 53°24'42"N

Longitude: -2.9147 / 2°54'52"W

OS Eastings: 339298

OS Northings: 390947

OS Grid: SJ392909

Mapcode National: GBR 7ML.GY

Mapcode Global: WH878.6HBS

Entry Name: Convent of Mercy

Listing Date: 26 June 1952

Last Amended: 19 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073478

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359432

Location: Liverpool, L13

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Old Swan

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Stoneycroft All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SJ 3990 ST OSWALD'S
STREET
L13

29/1078 Convent of
Mercy
(formerly listed
with St Oswald's
26.6.52 Schools)

G.V. II


Convent. c.1855. Possibly by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin.
Stone with slate roof. Various ranges to north and east of courtyard,
those to north of one storey, those to east of 2 storeys.
Corridor runs along south side, ending in gable with
segmental pointed entrance with hood mould on street. Wall
runs along street between entrance and north ranges and has
gate at north end. Facade to street possibly altered, 2 bays
with gable has segmental-headed windows with casements and
tympana; gabled bay to right has 3-light window, probably
later. North facade of 6 bays, 3-light windows with small-
paned iron casements between deep buttresses. East facade
has 2 storeys of windows of 2 ogee-headed lights; and gable
with 1st floor 2-light pointed window. Entrance in low porch
at north-east angle.


Listing NGR: SJ3929890947

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