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Education Department and Front Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bootle, Sefton

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Latitude: 53.4454 / 53°26'43"N

Longitude: -2.9942 / 2°59'39"W

OS Eastings: 334064

OS Northings: 394747

OS Grid: SJ340947

Mapcode National: GBR 726.9X

Mapcode Global: WH870.ZNCL

Entry Name: Education Department and Front Wall

Listing Date: 17 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198913

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216419

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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 22/10/2015

SJ 39 SW

ORIEL ROAD (east side),
Education Department and front wall


Library and museum, now offices. 1886. By J. Johnson.
Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings, slate roof. 2
storeys, 5 bays. Faceted plinth and top panelled frieze,
cornice and parapet with finials; flat pilasters to ends and
flanking 1st bay. Ground floor windows are paired, with
round tympana with roundels and foliage, archivolts and
imposts. 1st bay entrance is round headed with key,
consoled entablature with panel above inscribed "FREE
LIBRARY/AND/MUSEUM" and date in segmental pediment. 1st
floor 1st bay round-headed window has open pediment, other
bays have rectangular panels. Parapet over 1st bay has
roundel with arms supporting 2 seated figures; pavillion
roof. Low front wall with granite bollards supporting lamp
standards with C20 lamps and cast iron bollards in form of
light houses supporting chains.

Listing NGR: SJ3406494747

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

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