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Town Hall and Front Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bootle, Sefton

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Latitude: 53.4457 / 53°26'44"N

Longitude: -2.9943 / 2°59'39"W

OS Eastings: 334057

OS Northings: 394783

OS Grid: SJ340947

Mapcode National: GBR 726.9T

Mapcode Global: WH870.ZN9B

Plus Code: 9C5VC2W4+77

Entry Name: Town Hall and Front Wall

Listing Date: 17 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075891

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216418

Location: Sefton, L20

County: Sefton

Electoral Ward/Division: Linacre

Built-Up Area: Bootle

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Bootle St Matthew with St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SJ 39 SW

ORIEL ROAD (east side)
Town Hall and front wall

Town Hall. 1882. By J. Johnson. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Two storeys with attic and eight bays. Frieze and cornice to ground floor and top entablature and panelled parapet. Windows have flat architraves and most have casements, first bay has four ground floor windows. First floor has paired composite pilasters; central large round-headed window has small-paned glazing with segmental pediment to central light; flanking niches. Panels with arms of Lancashire towns below, pediment with flanking finials above. Second bay has round-headed entrance with Corinthian aedicule, open pediment with Bootle arms. Second floor window has elaborate frame. Two stage tower has Composite pilasters to lower stage, with round-headed windows. Top stage has pedimented clock faces with turrets and short spire with octagonal cupola and iron finials. Next three bays have pedimented dormers, the third bay is canted. End three bays have pedimented mezzanine windows and paired first floor windows between flat pilasters. Low-front wall with granite piers supporting lamp standards with C20 lamps, and bollards in form of lighthouses supporting chains. Left return to Trinity Road has seven bays similar and 13-bay later
addition; ground floor has channelled rustication, first floor has pilasters. Main hall has stained glass windows with arms of Lancashire towns.

Listing NGR: SJ3405794783

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

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