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Latitude: 53.4016 / 53°24'5"N
Longitude: -2.9808 / 2°58'50"W
OS Eastings: 334889
OS Northings: 389870
OS Grid: SJ348898
Mapcode National: GBR 75Q.6L
Mapcode Global: WH877.5RVM
Entry Name: 105, Duke Street
Listing Date: 14 March 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1356349
English Heritage Legacy ID: 214034
Location: Liverpool, L1
Electoral Ward/Division: Riverside
Built-Up Area: Liverpool
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside
Church of England Parish: Liverpool Our Lady and St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
Originally the Union Newsroom, then from 1852-60 Liverpool's first
public library, now offices,1800. John Foster the Elder.
Ashlar, 2 storeys, and basement, 5 bays to Duke Street, 3
bays to Slater Street. Ground floor has 4 round-headed
windows, left hand bay occupied by later porch, part of
westward extension not included in this item. Cornice,
stringcourse. 5 fixed windows upon sill band, and 5 panels
above. Cornice and parapet. Slater Street facade has
centre pediment, a Venetian window to 1st floor with Ionic
columns, and 3 round-headed windows to ground floor.
Originally the Union Newsroom, Liverpool's 1st public
Listing NGR: SJ3488989870
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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