Liverpool, London and Globe Building

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Liverpool, London and Globe Building
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Location Dale Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Coordinates 53°24′27″N 2°59′28″W / 53.40745°N 2.99115°W / 53.40745; -2.99115Coordinates: 53°24′27″N 2°59′28″W / 53.40745°N 2.99115°W / 53.40745; -2.99115
OS grid reference SJ 342 905
Built 1856–58
Built for Liverpool and London Insurance Company
Architect C. R. Cockerell, F. P. Cockerell,
Christopher F. Heyward
Listed Building – Grade II
Designated 28 June 1952
Reference no. 1356318
Liverpool, London and Globe Building is located in Liverpool
Liverpool, London and Globe Building
Location in Liverpool

The Liverpool, London and Globe Building is located in Dale Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, England. It fills a block adjacent to the Town Hall, bounded to the northeast by Exchange Street East and to the southwest by High Street.

History[edit]

The building was constructed between 1856 and 1858 for the Liverpool and London Insurance Company. The architect was C. R. Cockerell, who was assisted by his son F. P. Cockerell, and by Christopher F. Heyward.[1] An attic storey was added to the building in the 1920s.[2]

Architecture[edit]

It is constructed in ashlar, with rusticated quoins and a slate roof. The building is in three storeys with a basement and attics. The Dale Street front has seven bays, and there are 15 bays along the sides. The entrance in Dale Street is flanked by red granite Doric columns. The windows in the ground floor have segmental arches. Those in the second floor are recessed behind a Corinthian colonnade with balconies. The building has a Mansard roof with dormers. It is is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building.[2]

See also[edit]

Architecture of Liverpool

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pollard, Richard; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2006), Lancashire: Liverpool and the South-West, The Buildings of England, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, p. 318, ISBN 0-300-10910-5 
  2. ^ a b Historic England, "Liverpool and London and Globe Building (1356318)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 22 August 2011