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Seaforth Arms Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Crosby, Sefton

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Latitude: 53.4656 / 53°27'56"N

Longitude: -3.0073 / 3°0'26"W

OS Eastings: 333225

OS Northings: 397010

OS Grid: SJ332970

Mapcode National: GBR 7XFC.QD

Mapcode Global: WH870.S541

Entry Name: Seaforth Arms Hotel

Listing Date: 20 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257325

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463987

Location: Sefton, L21

County: Sefton

Electoral Ward/Division: Linacre

Built-Up Area: Crosby

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Litherland St Andrew with Seaforth St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


778-1/3/116 (West side)
Seaforth Arms Hotel


Public house. Probably c1900-14, slightly altered. Sandstone
ashlar at ground floor, with polished brown granite plinth,
Accrington brick at 1st floor with red sandstone dressings,
graduated green slate roof. Edwardian Baroque style.
PLAN: irregular plan formed by double-depth main range
parallel to street with a short but wide gabled wing offset
left and a canted porch in the angle.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 2:1:1 bays, in a boldly articulated
design, with channelled rustication to the ground floor, a
plain frieze and prominent moulded cornice over the ground
floor, a moulded 1st-floor sillband, plain frieze and moulded
cornice over the upper floor, a stone parapet, an open
pedimental gable to the 2nd bay, and a wrought-iron balustrade
and pilastered turret over the porch. The porch has a
round-headed doorway with triple keystone and stained glass
fanlight, a large cartouche with raised monogram lettering
"TBCoLtd" framed by Ionic colonnettes with Gibbsian blocks and
an open pediment; and pairs of similar colonnettes at 1st
floor framing a cross-window with Gibbsian architrave. The
range to the left has 2 bowed tripartite windows at ground
floor, enriched pilasters at 1st floor framing a very large
semi-circular monogrammed plaque in the 1st bay, a tripartite
window in the 2nd bay with Gibbsian mullions, and a carved
cartouche in the pediment above. The range to the right of the
porch has a doorway and a tripartite window at ground floor,
and a transomed 1-light window above with a Gibbsian surround.
The right-hand return wall, composed of a broad pedimented
gable and a short rear wing, is in similar style, including a
large round-headed doorway at ground floor, a 4-light window
above and a 3-light attic window in the gable with an
elaborate consoled architrave including a triple keystone. Two
ridge chimneys with prominent stone cornices.
INTERIOR: east and north internal porches with glazed tiles in
Art Nouveau style; similar glazed tile dado; cross-corner
fireplace of white glazed tiles in Classical style; panelled
bar with glazed screens, slightly altered; former internal
partitions in main range removed.

Listing NGR: SJ3322597010

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

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