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Ashton Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Liverpool

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Latitude: 53.4065 / 53°24'23"N

Longitude: -2.9663 / 2°57'58"W

OS Eastings: 335856

OS Northings: 390401

OS Grid: SJ358904

Mapcode National: GBR 78N.BV

Mapcode Global: WH877.DMPV

Plus Code: 9C5VC24M+JF

Entry Name: Ashton Building

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205352

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213707

Location: Central, Liverpool, L69

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: St Luke in the City Team

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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55/103 Ashton Building


Formerly Faculty of Arts, dated 1913, by Briggs,
Wolstenholme and Thornely. Brick and Portland stone, 4
storeys, 9 bays. End bays of 3 storeys only. Centre 5 bays
break forward under pediment. Rusticated ground floor with
round arches (entrance and 6 windows). 1st and 2nd floors
have giant Ionic fluted pilasters and 2 tiers of rectangular
windows. Frieze above with egg and dart moulding; top floor
with panelled pilasters between windows. Rich cornice and
pediment at top, with centre shield, mantling and date. 1st
bay has 2-storey bow flanked by narrow windows. Last bay
has large rusticated round-arched gateway with mask
keystone. Both end bays have 2nd floor tripartite window
with colonnettes and top balustraded parapet with affronted
sphinxes. Courtyard facade has centre aedicule with
sculptured group of seated figures in pediment.

Listing NGR: SJ3585690401

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