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© Mr Peter Sargeant

IoE Number: 359290
Location: ROYAL INSURANCE BUILDING, 16 AND 18 QUEEN AVENUE (south side)
  LIVERPOOL, LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE
Photographer: Mr Peter Sargeant
Date Photographed: 13 September 2006
Date listed: 14 March 1975
Date of last amendment: 19 June 1985
Grade II

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SJ 3490 SW QUEEN AVENUE(south side)52/944Nos 16 and 18(Royal Insurance

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.

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