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Latitude: 53.403 / 53°24'10"N
Longitude: -2.9136 / 2°54'48"W
OS Eastings: 339359
OS Northings: 389958
OS Grid: SJ393899
Mapcode National: GBR 7MQ.Q3
Mapcode Global: WH878.6QVL
Entry Name: Sandy Knowe
Listing Date: 19 November 1974
Last Amended: 19 June 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1363073
English Heritage Legacy ID: 359091
Location: Liverpool, L15
Electoral Ward/Division: Wavertree
Built-Up Area: Liverpool
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside
Church of England Parish: Wavertree St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
SJ 3989 MILL LANE
House, now flats.
Designed and built by Sir James Picton, the architect and historian. Inscription on frieze:, "Laus Deo 1847". Stone with slate roof. L-plan with octagonal turret in angle and octagonal extension to south-east, 2 storeys with attic. Drip mould over ground floor, top frieze and cornice, inscription to turret. Windows are mostly mullioned, that to
left of turret in projection under lean-to to roof. Gabled bay to right of turret has 2-storey canted bay window with parapet. 2 shaped gables with finials. Entrance to turret in
Jacobean style with segmental head and curved spandrels, flanking columns taper towards bases, cornice and strapwork cresting; now a window. Octagonal extension once the library, one storey with Lombard frieze, and Picton arms, now much altered with inserted window and rooflight in new mansard roof, chimney removed. C20 extensions adjoin library. Sir James Picton lived here until his death in 1889.
Listing NGR: SJ3935989958
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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