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Royal Insurance Building

A Grade II* Listed Building in Central, Liverpool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4068 / 53°24'24"N

Longitude: -2.9901 / 2°59'24"W

OS Eastings: 334276

OS Northings: 390450

OS Grid: SJ342904

Mapcode National: GBR 73N.6R

Mapcode Global: WH877.1MFN

Entry Name: Royal Insurance Building

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Last Amended: 19 June 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365827

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359290

Location: Liverpool, L2

County: Liverpool

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

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Listing Text

SJ 3490 SW QUEEN AVENUE
(south side)

52/944 Nos 16 and 18
(Royal Insurance
Building)
14.3.75. (Formerly listed
under Castle St)

G.V. II*


Office building. 1837-9. Samuel Rowland. Ashlar, 3
storeys, 5 bays wide, forward break centre. Ground floor
has fluted Doric columns with bold entablature. 1st and 2nd
floors have tetrastyle Ionic portico and parapet. Sash
windows with architraves, some glazing bars. Later granite
centre entrance. Very rich interior, with 4 Corinthian
columns in hall with rich capitals, and pilasters. Ceiling
in coffered panels with egg and dart mouldings, and richly
ornamented centre and side panels; very rich frieze and
cornice.


Listing NGR: SJ3427690450

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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