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Latitude: 53.4083 / 53°24'29"N
Longitude: -2.9787 / 2°58'43"W
OS Eastings: 335035
OS Northings: 390608
OS Grid: SJ350906
Mapcode National: GBR 75N.N6
Mapcode Global: WH877.6LTH
Entry Name: North Western Hall
Listing Date: 28 June 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1084209
English Heritage Legacy ID: 359021
Location: Liverpool, L1
Electoral Ward/Division: Central
Built-Up Area: Liverpool
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside
Church of England Parish: Liverpool Our Lady and St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 19/10/2015
SJ 3590 SW
LIME STREET L1
North Western Hall
(Formerly listed as Lime Street Chambers (Former North Western Hotel))
Former hotel, later offices, now student accommodation.
A. Waterhouse for London North Western Railway.
French Renaissance style. Stone. Slate roof. 5 storeys
with basement and attic, 21 bays. End bays and bays
flanking 3-bay centre project and are carried up into
towers. Ground floor has round headed windows with
bracketed sills and moulded arches. Entrance is round-
arched on Doric columns, with flanking window; carved
spandrels. 1st floor windows have balconies, the 3 central
windows behind Doric colonnade supporting 2 statues. 1st to
3rd floor windows in round arched recesses. End bays have
2-storey oriels with decorated bases and pierced parapets.
4th floor has wide sill band, balconies to windows, which
have panels between. Bracketed cornice and stone dormers.
End bays have windows of 3 round-headed lights with cornice
and dormer above; centre bay the same. Towers flanking the
centre of 2 storeys and finials with flanking stacks. End
bay towers have steep pavilion roofs with cresting and
flanking stacks; similar towers to rear. 12 cross-axial
stacks. Area railings and stone piers. Return to Lord
Nelson Street has 8-light continuous windows between blank
end bays. Pointed arched entrance and window under round
relieving arch. Right-hand return similar with 1-storey
projecting block which has raised end bays with pavilion
Interior: Entrance hall with granite columns and fireplace.
Rectangular glazed lean-to-extension has iron balusters.
Buffet has coffered ceiling supported by 2 rows of
Corinthian columns. End fireplace with pier glass over.
Listing NGR: SJ3500990495
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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