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Latitude: 53.409 / 53°24'32"N
Longitude: -2.9904 / 2°59'25"W
OS Eastings: 334258
OS Northings: 390702
OS Grid: SJ342907
Mapcode National: GBR 73M.4Y
Mapcode Global: WH877.1K8X
Entry Name: Lion Tavern
Listing Date: 19 June 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1363074
English Heritage Legacy ID: 359097
Location: Liverpool, L2
Electoral Ward/Division: Central
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
SJ 3490 NW MOORFIELDS
392/48/757 No.67, Lion Tavern
Public house. Mid C19 with ground floor front remodelled and interior refitted c1905.
MATERIALS: timber and glass pub front. Stucco to upper storeys. Slate roof.
PLAN: Public bar in angle of street corner and surrounded by L-shaped corridor which leads into news room and drinking lobby.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. 3-bays to each street front. Ground floor has panelled wood pilasters supporting paired consoles with cornice above. Windows have etched glass panels. First and second floors have rusticated quoins, second floor sill course and bracketed frieze, cornice and plain parapet. Windows with raised architraves with ears, segmental head over first floor windows. Second floor sash windows with glazing bars.
INTERIOR: Public bar with panelled bar counter with consoles. Glazed bar back with etched glass, shelves and pedimented opening for access. Right-hand end of counter carries superstructure with pot-shelf. Tiled dado with art nouveau detailing repeated on bar side of corridor. Above timber and etched glass screen with sashes. Mosaic floor to corridor. Leading off the corridor is a news room (so-designated in its window glass) and drinking lobby with glazed dome over. Between news room and lobby is match boarded projection containing dumb waiter. Contemporary fireplaces in news room and lobby.
Important example of lavishly refurbished turn-of-the-century public house which retains its plan and fittings almost entirely intact.
Listing NGR: SJ3425890702
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