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Streatham House Independent School

A Grade II Listed Building in Blundellsands, Sefton

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Latitude: 53.4899 / 53°29'23"N

Longitude: -3.0337 / 3°2'1"W

OS Eastings: 331513

OS Northings: 399740

OS Grid: SJ315997

Mapcode National: GBR 7X82.0P

Mapcode Global: WH86T.CJMX

Plus Code: 9C5RFXQ8+XG

Entry Name: Streatham House Independent School

Listing Date: 20 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257338

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464000

Location: Sefton, L23

County: Sefton

Electoral Ward/Division: Blundellsands

Built-Up Area: Crosby

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Great Crosby St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


778-1/3/126 (South side)
Nos.2 AND 4
Streatham House Independent School


Pair of large semi-detached houses, now school. c1870-80;
altered. Brown brick with polychrome dressings, slate roof.
Some Gothic features. Double-depth plan with cross-wings.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics, 2+2 windows, with gabled outer
bays breaking forwards; bands of yellow and blue brick,
polychrome 2-centred arches over windows, oversailing
bracketed eaves and gables with pierced bargeboards. The
gabled outer bay of each has a canted bay window at ground
floor, with crocketed sandstone capitals and a hipped roof
with bracketed eaves; a tripartite window at 1st floor with
columnar mullions which have crocketed caps, and a
geometrically-tiled tympanum under a 2-centred arch with red
and yellow voussoirs; and a 1-light attic window in similar
style. The inner bays have tripartite windows at ground floor
with similar columnar mullions and triple-arched heads,
2-light windows at 1st floor in similar style to those of the
outer bays, and a gabled half-dormer with ornamental
barge-boards. Most windows retain original sashes without
glazing bars. Ridge chimneys. Stepped side walls, with
single-storey porches in the angle.
Rear and interior not inspected. Good example of type and

Listing NGR: SJ3151399740

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