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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1257647
English Heritage Legacy ID: 463621
Location: Sefton, L21
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
SJ39NW CROSBY ROAD SOUTH
778-1/3/31 (North East side)
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
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
Listing NGR: SJ3255497254
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