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Blackburne House

A Grade II Listed Building in Princes Park, Liverpool

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Latitude: 53.3999 / 53°23'59"N

Longitude: -2.9704 / 2°58'13"W

OS Eastings: 335572

OS Northings: 389669

OS Grid: SJ355896

Mapcode National: GBR 77R.F6

Mapcode Global: WH877.BSRY

Plus Code: 9C5V92XH+XR

Entry Name: Blackburne House

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Last Amended: 19 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356293

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213764

Also known as: Liverpool Institute High School for Girls

ID on this website: 101356293

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside, L8

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Princes Park

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: St Luke in the City Team

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

Tagged with: House Building School building

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20/05/2015

SJ 3589 NE

No.1, Blackburne House

(Formerly listed as Liverpool Institute High School for Girls, BLACKBURNE PLACE, previously listed as Liverpool Institute High School for Girls (original house only))



Former school, part originally house 1785-90 enlarged 1874-76. Brick with stone dressings, slate roof. 2 storeys with basement and attic, 7 bays. Sill bands top cornice and blocking course. Ground floor has tripartite windows with colonnettes, pilasters and tympana with foliage and busts. 2nd and 6th bays have 2-storey canted bays with architraved windows with entablature above. Central bay projects, ground floor rusticated, round-headed entrance flanked by paired composite columns supporting entablature and pierced balcony to 1st floor. 1st floor windows have panelled pilasters,
consoled entablatures and pediments, canted bays have central segmental pediments. Central bay has rusticated quoins and tripartite window with tympanum. 2nd and 6th bays have gables with paired round-headed windows. Central bay has flat pilastrade and 3 round-headed windows, segmental pediment; domical roof with clock and iron cresting. Entrance hall has modillioned cornice, Corinthian stair screen with granite columns. Stair has coved ceiling with rich plaster decoration and octagonal roof light. Right return to street is original house, 4 bays with portico of 4 Ionic columns to double stairway. Sash windows, with flat brick arches.

Listing NGR: SJ3557289669

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