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    Default Grade I, II and II* listed buildings in Liverpool

    GRADE I LISTED BUILDINGS

    A

    * Albert Dock
    * The Parish Church of All Hallows

    B

    * Bank of England, Liverpool
    * Bluecoat Chambers

    C

    * Liverpool Cathedral
    * Church of All Saints, Childwall
    * Church of St Clare, Liverpool
    * Church of St George, Everton


    O

    * The Oratory
    * Oriel Chambers

    R

    * Royal Liver Building

    S

    * Speke Hall
    * St Agnes and St Pancras church
    * St Michael's Church, Aigburth
    * St. George’s Hall, Liverpool

    T

    * The Parish Church of Saint John the Baptist, Liverpool
    * Liverpool Town Hall
    * Toxteth Unitarian Chapel

    U

    * Unitarian Chapel, Liverpool

    W

    * Woolton Hall

    GRADE II LISTED BUILDINGS

    5

    * 59 Rodney Street

    A

    * Anfield Cemetery

    B

    * Bramley-Moore Dock

    C

    * Calderstones House
    * Canning Dock
    * Canning Half Tide Dock
    * Church of Our Lady and Saint Nicholas, Liverpool
    * Church of St Luke, Liverpool
    * Cressington railway station
    * Casbah Coffee Club

    E

    * Liverpool Empire Theatre
    * Everton Cemetery
    * Everton Water Tower


    G

    * Greek Orthodox Church of St Nicholas
    * Greenbank House
    * Gwalia, Liverpool

    H

    * Hunts Cross railway station

    I

    * India Buildings

    L

    * Liverpool College of Art
    * Liverpool Infirmary
    * Liverpool Institute for Boys
    * Liverpool Lime Street railway station

    N

    * Nelson Dock
    * Neptune Theatre
    * North Corporation Primary School
    * North Western Hotel
    * Norwegian Fishermans’ Church, Liverpool

    R

    * Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool

    S

    * St James Mount and Gardens
    * St Mary of the Angels
    * St Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Liverpool
    * Stanley Dock
    * Stanley Dock Tobacco Warehouse
    * Sudley House

    T

    * The Midland Railway Goods Offices
    * Toxteth Park Cemetery

    V

    * Victoria Building, University of Liverpool

    W

    * West Derby Cemetery

    GRADE II* LISTED BUILDINGS

    1

    * 16 Cook Street

    A

    * Albion House, Liverpool
    * Allerton Hall
    * Allerton Priory

    B

    * Broughton Hall

    C

    * Church of Holy Trinity, Wavertree
    * Church of Saint Andrew, Liverpool
    * Church of Saint Bridget, Liverpool
    * Church of Saint Francis Xavier, Liverpool
    * Church of St Anne, Aigburth
    * Church of St Clement, Liverpool
    * Church of St Dunstan, Liverpool
    * Church of St James, Liverpool
    * Church of St Matthew and St James, Liverpool
    * Church of St Paul, Liverpool
    * Church of St Peter, Liverpool
    * Church of St. Margaret of Antioch, Liverpool
    * College of Technology and Museum Extension
    * Croxteth Hall
    * Cunard Building

    F

    * Fowler’s Building, Liverpool

    G

    * Gambier Terrace

    L

    * Liverpool Blue Coat School
    * Liverpool Collegiate Institution
    * Liverpool Medical Institution
    * Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

    M

    * Manor Court House, West Derby
    * Municipal Buildings, Liverpool

    N

    * National Westminster Bank, Liverpool
    * Nelson Monument, Liverpool

    P

    * Philharmonic Hall
    * Liverpool Playhouse
    * Port of Liverpool Building
    * Princes Road Synagogue

    R

    * Royal Insurance Building, Liverpool

    S

    * Saint Philip Neri Church
    * Sessions House, Liverpool
    * St Bride's Church, Liverpool
    * Stanlawe Grange
    * Steble Fountain

    T

    * The Lyceum, Liverpool
    * The Philharmonic Dining Rooms
    * The Village Cross, West Derby
    * Tower Buildings, Liverpool
    * Tue Brook House

    W

    * Wellington's Column
    * West Derby Church
    * William Brown Library

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    Isnt my old school The Bluecoat grade II listed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Louis
    Isnt my old school The Bluecoat grade II listed?
    It is there, under Grade II*
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    What's the difference between Grade I, Grade II, and Grade III? Is there a website that explains the different criteria and treatment of buildings of the differing grades?

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    Sorry Folks - My typing Error, its grade II*, not grade III!

    Buildings can be listed because of age, rarity, architectural merit, and method of construction. Occasionally English Heritage selects a building because the building has played a part in the life of a famous person, or as the scene for an important event. An interesting group of buildings - such as a model village or a square - may also be listed.

    The older a building is, the more likely it is to be listed. All buildings built before 1700 which survive in anything like their original condition are listed, as are most built between 1700 and 1840. After that date, the criteria become tighter with time, so that post-1945 buildings have to be exceptionally important to be listed.

    The grades (different in Scotland and Northern Ireland)

    The buildings are graded to show their relative architectural or historic interest:

    Grade I buildings are of exceptional interest

    Grade II* are particularly important buildings of more than special interest

    Grade II are of special interest, warranting every effort to preserve them

    Listing currently protects 500,000 or so buildings, of which the majority - over 90% - are Grade II. Grade I and II* buildings may be eligible for English Heritage grants for urgent major repairs. You are extremely unlikely to get any sort of grant for a Grade II or C listed building.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kev
    It is there, under Grade II*

    haha yeah, blind!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Louis
    Isnt my old school The Bluecoat grade II listed?




    How could it possibly not be it's stunning.

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    well, its stunning from the outside, but inside its a completely different story altogether!

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    Here ya go, kev:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Listed_...s_in_Liverpool


    It has one of my favs on it, the Wellington Rooms (aka Irish Centre) listed as a II*

    Wonder what grade the Casartelli building was before it was demolished and rebuilt.
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    Default Big thanks Downtown Liverpool!

    Downtown Liverpool has featured Yo! Liverpool yet again on the front page, thanks Tony

    Check the attached pic or click here.

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    HA! If I'd known we were famous, I would've combed my hair and put on make-up.

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    Cool Listed buildings

    hey kevin, great thread, do you know if Strawberry Fields is a listed building or not...

    thanks

    Lemmo...

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    A Liverpool club where The Beatles played their first gig has been given Grade II listed building status.

    The Casbah Coffee Club was set up in the home of original Beatles' drummer, Pete Best, after his mother read about beat clubs in London.

    John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison played in the converted coal cellar of the house in West Derby, in August 1959 as The Quarrymen.

    Best soon joined as the drummer and the band became The Silver Beatles.

    The foursome went on to perform there many times until it closed in 1962.

    The club survives in a remarkably well-preserved condition

    The Beatles played a farewell gig at the club in front of 1,500 people.

    The cellar club was preserved and still contains murals and paintings by the band members and Lennon's then wife, Cynthia.

    Culture Minister, David Lammy, awarded the Grade II listed status after a recommendation from English Heritage.

    He said: "It is absolutely right that the club where the group first learnt their craft should be badged as an important part of our heritage, and receive the extra protection from harmful redevelopment that listed building status affords."

    Bob Hawkins, of English Heritage, said: "The basement rooms are historically significant because they represent tangible evidence of The Beatles' formation, their growth in popularity and their enduring cultural influence.

    "The club survives in a remarkably well-preserved condition since its closure in 1962, with wall and ceiling paintings of spiders, dragons, rainbows and stars by original band members along with 1960s musical equipment, amplifiers and original chairs.

    "We know of no other survival like it in Liverpool or indeed anywhere else."
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    Quote Originally Posted by johnlemmon View Post
    hey kevin, great thread, do you know

    if Strawberry Fields is a listed building or not...

    thanks

    Lemmo...
    The original Strawberry Fields building is long gone,

    so the present one won't be listed.
    Don't know about the gates, though.

    The Forum / ABC Cinema has been Listed since 1981, but it doesn't seem

    to be on either of the two lists.
    Last edited by PhilipG; 10-20-2006 at 12:27 PM.

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    Default Grade 2 building - any ideas?

    I am an architectural historian, looking at 20th century churches.

    English Heritage list as Grade 2 listed the Third Church of Christ Scientist, Upper Parliament Street. It was listed in 1975. It was built - as the Church of Humanity - by W H Ansell in 1914. It is, according to Multimaps, on the corner of Hope Street and Upper Parliament Street.

    It has a telephone number which is not replying. According to another Christian Scientist church in Manchester, it is no longer operating as a church.

    Question - does anyone have any idea how I might be able to find out who can let me in to see the inside of this important modernist building?

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