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The Albany

A Grade II* Listed Building in Central, Liverpool

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Latitude: 53.4087 / 53°24'31"N

Longitude: -2.9928 / 2°59'34"W

OS Eastings: 334100

OS Northings: 390665

OS Grid: SJ341906

Mapcode National: GBR 72N.M2

Mapcode Global: WH877.0L46

Entry Name: The Albany

Listing Date: 12 July 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208630

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359185

Location: Liverpool, L3

County: Liverpool

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

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 09/04/2015

SJ 3490 NW

OLD HALL STREET (east side), L3
The Albany


Former office and warehouse building. 1856. J.K. Colling. Brick
with stone dressings. 3 storeys and basement, 11 bays.
Rusticated granite basement. Rusticated ashlar ground
floor. Segmental-headed windows, keystones and tripartite
sash windows, cornice above. Central ground headed granite
entrance with keystone, carved spandrels and frieze, and
segmental pediment. 1st floor segmental-headed windows in
round relieving arches with carved ornament on archivolts
and tympana. 2nd floor sill band, stone architraves and
keystones to windows. Carved frieze and heavy modillioned
cornice, balustraded parapet. Sides are utilitarian with
area railings and hoists. Inner courtyard especially
noteworthy. Iron entrance gates in middle, leading to
central corridor with coffered and enriched barrel vault on
Composite capitals and red granite columns; secondary
entrances to north and south corridors. Steps down to
courtyard, long and narrow, 4 storeys, 15 windows on longer
sides, with 2 iron bridges across the middle, and iron
spiral stair. Good open-well iron staircases in wings.

Listing NGR: SJ3410090665

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

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