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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
Entry Name: Town Hall and Front Wall
Listing Date: 17 January 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1075891
English Heritage Legacy ID: 216418
Location: Sefton, L20
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
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
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