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Warehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Liverpool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4073 / 53°24'26"N

Longitude: -2.9847 / 2°59'4"W

OS Eastings: 334636

OS Northings: 390510

OS Grid: SJ346905

Mapcode National: GBR 74N.CK

Mapcode Global: WH877.3MZ6

Entry Name: Warehouse

Listing Date: 29 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386057

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471478

Location: Liverpool, L1

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 3490NE LIVERPOOL PETER STREET

392/49/10115 No.3
Warehouse

GV II


Warehouse. Mid-late C19 with minor C20 alterations. Red brick with stone dressings, moulded gable coping and a Welsh slated roof covering.
PLAN: Narrow, tapering gable to street frontage plan, the front bay wider and splayed to align with the street frontage. FRONT (south-west )ELEVATION: Asymmetrical front of 4 storeys above a basement, the gabled part to the right with recessed central bay, housing double loading doorways to each floor, beneath a shallow segmental brick arch. The loading platforms have cast iron landing beams. Flanking the central bay are stacked window openings with plain stone lintels and 2 over 2 pane sash windows. Door opening to right-hand side of ground floor. To the left of the gabled part, a narrow single bay extends north-westwards with a blocked ground floor opening, and above, small window openings with sash frames below a plain parapet.
INTERIOR: Timber floors carried on substantial crossbeams and tripled joisting. King post roof trusses with angled struts supporting single side purlins. Cast-iron spiral stair encased within boarded housing. Hoist platform within roof with steep timber stair. Ledged and boarded loading doors. First floor hearth with cast-iron hob grate.
A complete and well-preserved example of the C19 inland warehouse once found throughout the centre of Liverpool, displaying the characteristic features of the building type, and of contrasting scale, form and detailing to the adjacent railway receiving warehouse (item 49/1305) with which it forms a group. The majority of warehouses of this type, which form the industrial vernacular of the C19 port, have been demolished.

Listing NGR: SJ3463690510

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

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