Liverpool (5) Liverpool Lime Street Area and
up Mount Pleasant to Liverpool University
Liverpool Lime Street Station: This monumental building was built by Waterhouse in 1868-1871, replacing two earlier stations from 1836 at Crown Street and 1846-1851 where the present station lies.
The front building (left on picture below) is large and symmetrical and five storeys high, originally a the station hotel, it is now used as offices.
On the left is the original Liverpool Lime Street Station Hotel, and on the right, one of the two great arches of the station roof. The cast iron shed (great arch on the right) was started in 1867 by Barker and Stevenson and had the largest span in the world, 200 ft (though rapidly over taken by St Pancras Station, 240 ft). To its left (unseen) is a similar parallel iron arched shed dating from 1874-1879
Liverpool Lime Street Station: You arrive into Lime Street via a long cutting, punctuated with tunnels, through the sandstone rock.
Liverpool Lime Street Station: You can get trains from Liverpool to Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds, York, Newcastle, Hull, Cambridge, London, Oxford etc. etc.!
Northern Rail and TransPennine Express services next to each other under the great arches of Lime Street Station, Liverpool
Liverpool Lime Street Station: The iron girders of the roof arches and the pillars supporting the roof arches.
Liverpool Lime Street Station: The facade of the original Station Hotel
Liverpool Lime Street Station Statues by the sculptor Tom Murphy
Left: The Liverpool MP Bessie Braddock 1899-1970
Right: The comedian Ken Dodd OBE
The corner facade of the now closed, but once great, Lewis's Liverpool store - as a child remember being fascinated by the X-ray machine in the shoe department!
The sculpture above the entrance to Lewis's store has always been the butt of many a rude joke!
The Adelphi Hotel at the foot of Mount Pleasant.
Inside the Adelphi Hotel where you can get a very fine afternoon tea in the most sumptuous surroundings.
The Adelphi Hotel
The old dilapidated 'FUTURIST 'PICTURE HOUSE' on Lime Street
The 'Yellow Duck Marine' tourist trip ascending Mount Pleasant.
See also The Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King at the top of Mount Pleasant
The University of Liverpool started off as University College in 1881.
The clock tower of the Victoria Building by Waterhouse, built from 1887-1892 on Brownlow Hill.
The Victoria Building is built of red brick and red terracotta with Gothic motifs of 13th and 15th century style.
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LIVERPOOL INDEX: Liverpool (1) The Albert Dock, Salthouse Dock, Canning Dock and Wapping Dock Area Liverpool (2) The Pierhead and 'Three Graces' Buildings Area Liverpool (3) The 'NEW' Museum of Liverpool Liverpool (4) The Maritime Museum and The International Museum of Slavery Liverpool (5) Lime Street Station, Mount Pleasant and University Area Liverpool (6) Bold Street Area, Bluecoat School Chambers and St Luke's Church Liverpool (7) The Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King & Crypt Liverpool (8) The Anglican Cathedral Liverpool (9) A Miscellany of Buildings Liverpool (10) St George's Hall Area & William Brown Street Liverpool (11) The Walker Art Gallery Liverpool (12) The World Museum Liverpool (13) YHA Youth Hostel and some places to eat and drink Liverpool (14) A Ferry Trip on the River Mersey Ferryboat the ROYAL IRIS
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