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Latitude: 53.38 / 53°22'48"N
Longitude: -2.97 / 2°58'12"W
OS Eastings: 335569
OS Northings: 387456
OS Grid: SJ355874
Mapcode National: GBR 77Z.JB
Mapcode Global: WH87F.B9YN
Entry Name: Casemates
Listing Date: 19 June 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1343620
English Heritage Legacy ID: 214255
Location: Liverpool, L8
Electoral Ward/Division: Riverside
Built-Up Area: Liverpool
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside
Church of England Parish: Toxteth St Philemon
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
392/7/591 HERCULANEUM DOCK, L3
Casemates and attached flight of steps. Originally designed for the storage of oil products. 1881. 60 barrel-vaulted chambers cut into rock , with concrete facade cast in-situ. Segmental headed entrances with iron doors between rusticated pilaster strips; simple cornice above. At right hand end, a dog-legged flight of steps in coursed sandstone , with rusticated plinth and ashlar bands and copings. The casemates are of special interest as an early example of oil storage facilities.
Listing NGR: SJ3556987456
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