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Riverslie

A Grade II Listed Building in Crosby, Sefton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4677 / 53°28'3"N

Longitude: -3.0175 / 3°1'2"W

OS Eastings: 332554

OS Northings: 397254

OS Grid: SJ325972

Mapcode National: GBR 7XCB.JN

Mapcode Global: WH870.M3BF

Entry Name: Riverslie

Listing Date: 20 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257647

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463621

Location: Sefton, L21

County: Sefton

Electoral Ward/Division: Church

Built-Up Area: Crosby

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Waterloo Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


CROSBY

SJ39NW CROSBY ROAD SOUTH
778-1/3/31 (North East side)
No.79
Riverslie

II

Large villa with attached verandah, now rest home. Probably
mid C19; altered. Painted roughcast, slate roofs; cast-iron
verandah with glass roof. Neo-Jacobean style. Elongated
double-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics, 1:1:1:2 windows, in an
asymmetric design with broad gabled 2nd and 4th bays (the
former breaking forwards) flanking a narrow 3-stage
porch-tower with decorated frieze and embattled parapet, and
the 1st bay with a parapet. Framing strips and bands to each
bay and to the parapet and gables. The ground floor, protected
by a full-width verandah which has Perpendicular-style
open-work standards, wide traceried arches and a shallow
monopitched glass roof, has a tall doorway in the 3rd bay with
panelled door and 3-light overlight, a canted bay window in
the 1st bay with French windows, a large rectangular window in
the 2nd bay and a wide altered opening in the 4th bay.
Vertical-rectangular windows at 1st floor with raised
surrounds and hoodmoulds, that in the 4th bay wider and a
narrow inserted window to its left; a similar rectangular
window at 2nd floor of the tower, and small 1-light attic
windows in the flanking gables (all these windows with altered
glazing.) Ridge chimney behind tower, and gable chimneys.
Rear and interior not inspected.
Only surviving marine villa on this now-major roadway, facing
Seaforth Docks.


Listing NGR: SJ3255497254

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