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105, Duke Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Riverside, Liverpool

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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

Plus Code: 9C5VC229+MM

Entry Name: 105, Duke Street

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356349

English Heritage Legacy ID: 214034

Location: Riverside, Liverpool, L1

County: Liverpool

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

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SJ 3489

(north side)
No. 105


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

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