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© Mr Brian Lomas

IoE Number: 359523
Photographer: Mr Brian Lomas
Date Photographed: 14 September 2006
Date listed: 28 June 1952
Date of last amendment: 28 June 1952
Grade II*

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SJ 3591SHAW STREETL623/1152LiverpoolCollegiate

SJ 3591 SHAW STREET L6 23/1152 Liverpool Collegiate School 28.6.52. G.V. II* School. 1843. Harvey Lonsdale Elmes. Red sandstone, with slate roof. Tudor Gothic. 3 storeys and 13 bays, end and centre bays project, the central bay with gable. Moulded plinth, weathering over ground floor and top cornice and parapet. Windows of 4 lights with 4-centred heads, those to 1st and 2nd floor in surrounds with panelling between floors. End bays have 2-storey canted oriels with moulded bases and embattled parapets with arcading. Entrance bay framed by projecting octagonal angle buttresses with 4- centred arch with hood mould and angel tops. 4-centred entrance with carved spandrels and pierced balcony over. Gable has arms and scroll, between pinnacles ending in decorative caps. Embattled parapet with figures in canopied niches. Octagonal lecture hall to rear. Splendid entrance hall with clustered iron columns, 4-centred arches to vaulting, Gothic iron staircase balustrading, panelled ceiling with carved bosses.

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