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The Lyceum

Hob Uid: 929486
Location :
Wirral
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : SJ3380084220
Summary : Building designed by Douglas and Fordham for William Hesketh Lever between 1894-96 and enlarged in 1898. It was originally the school which until the Education Act of 1902 was run by the company. It was later used as a staff training college and renamed the Lyceum. The building was also used for holding church services until the church was built and was available for other functions during the week day evenings. It is now in use as a social centre. The building has a single storey, is irregular in plan and constructed of brick and stone with slate roofs.
More information : Building designed by Douglas and Fordham for William Hesketh Lever between 1894-96 and enlarged in 1898. It was originally the school which until the Education Act of 1902 was run by the company. It was later used as a staff training college and renamed the Lyceum. The building was also used for holding church services until the church was built and was available for other functions during the week day evenings. It is now in use as a social centre. The building has a single storey, is irregular in plan and constructed of brick and stone with slate roofs. (1-2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : A Guide to Port Sunlight Village
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Source Number : 2
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : Wirral District, 02-Dec-1986
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Vol(s) : 1755

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Built 1894-96
Monument End Date : 1896
Monument Start Date : 1894
Monument Type : Church, School
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Expanded 1898
Monument End Date : 1898
Monument Start Date : 1898
Monument Type : Church, School
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Change of use after 1902
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Monument Start Date : 1902
Monument Type : Training College, Social Club
Evidence : Extant Building

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External Cross Reference Source : NBR Index Number
External Cross Reference Number : 93302
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External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 215340
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SJ 38 SW 40
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