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The Lyceum

A Grade II Listed Building in Bromborough, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.3506 / 53°21'2"N

Longitude: -2.9963 / 2°59'46"W

OS Eastings: 333775

OS Northings: 384212

OS Grid: SJ337842

Mapcode National: GBR 7YJP.3L

Mapcode Global: WH87L.Y1CN

Entry Name: The Lyceum

Listing Date: 20 December 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075485

English Heritage Legacy ID: 215340

Location: Wirral, CH62

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Bromborough

Built-Up Area: Bebington

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: New Ferry St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 3384
(west side)
Port Sunlight
14/30 The Lyceum


Church and school, now social centre. 1896. By Douglas and
Fordham. Brick with stone dressings, slate roofs with tile
ridges. Mostly one storey, irregular plan, main facade of 5
gabled bays, all but 1st with shaped gables, stone moulded
base, flush bands, diapering and quoins. Windows have
elliptical-headed lights and leaded glazing. 1st bay
projects with 3-light window, 2nd bay has 3 windows of 2
lights with transoms and hood moulds, 3rd bay recessed, has
paired 2-light windows with decorative heads and transoms,
projecting ground floor to this and 5th bay has ramped
parapet and 3-light windows, 5th bay has 3 windows of 2
lights with transoms and traceried heads. End turret has
square ground floor with octagonal top with broaches, ramped
parapet with ball finials and recessed slate spire. Clock
faces alternate with square-headed traceried lights.
Entrance has porch with pilasters and panel in gable;
elliptical headed opening. Entrances to 1st bay and return
of 5th bay have elliptical heads and 3 overlights. Left
return of 6 bays, 1st, 2nd and 4th, 5th bays project under
shaped gables with paired cross-mullioned windows with
elliptical tympana. Recessed elliptical-headed entrances.
Some gabled roof dormers. 3 twisted stacks. Sign post has
painted board band lettering "LYCEUM". Right return and
rear similar.

Listing NGR: SJ3377584212

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

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