Building Name

Workshops for the Outdoor Blind of Liverpool, Cornwallis Street, Liverpool

Cornwallis Street
Merseyside, England
New build

The foundation stone of the new workshops and institution of the Society for the Out-door Blind at Liverpool was recently laid. The building, which is to be of a horse-shoe shape or plan, having its closed end to Cornwallis Street, will cover 962 square yards, and will have a frontage to the street of 36 yards. The centre portion of the front will contain upon the ground floor a vestibule, show-room, manager’s office, and principal staircase leading to the two upper floors of the central block. Externally the building will be faced with cream-coloured bricks and red-stone dressings; and the style of its architecture is to be Pointed Gothic of the very simplest character. Mr Redmayne is the architect. [The Architect Vol 2 16 October 1869 page 194]

Reference    Manchester Guardian Monday 16 August 1869 Page 1 (Contracts)
Reference    Manchester Guardian Saturday 21 August 1869 Page 6(Contracts)
Reference    The Architect Vol 2 16 October 1869 page 194