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Conservatory

A Grade II Listed Building in Southport, Sefton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6557 / 53°39'20"N

Longitude: -2.9881 / 2°59'17"W

OS Eastings: 334793

OS Northings: 418141

OS Grid: SD347181

Mapcode National: GBR 7VK5.W8

Mapcode Global: WH862.2CCT

Plus Code: 9C5VM246+7Q

Entry Name: Conservatory

Listing Date: 20 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379587

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478974

Location: Sefton, PR9

County: Sefton

Electoral Ward/Division: Cambridge

Built-Up Area: Southport

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Southport All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Description


SOUTHPORT

SD31NW HESKETH PARK
664-1/1/37 Conservatory
20/06/94

II

Conservatory. Probably mid to later C19, originally at
Brunswick Villa, Lord Street, but bought by Corporation and
re-located in Hesketh Park in 1878; slightly altered.
Cast-iron and glass on brick plinth with sandstone coping.
Rectangular plan in the form of a nave with aisles at
right-angles to the main axis, under a 3-span roof.
EXTERIOR: single storey, with a facade of 3 unequal gabled
bays, the centre much wider and higher than the outer bays.
Symmetrical; coped plinth approx. 1m high, cast-iron columns,
glazed walls and roof, and a single-pitched glazed canopy
carried round. The glazing of the walls consists of a band of
square panes at the base with 2 tiers of tall panes above;
former central doorway has been replaced in matching style.
The canopy, carried on large open-work brackets, has a moulded
gutter with acroteria and scrolled cresting to the centre.
Above the canopy the central element has a clerestory of
oblong tilting casements; and all 3 gables have radiating
glazing bars forming petal-shaped panes. Apex and ridge
cresting to all 3 roofs.
End walls similar, with doorway in left end; rear similar to
front but with glazing painted white and no canopy.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD3479318141

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