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The building is a combination of two former buildings, the original Atkinson Art Gallery and Library that opened inand the adjacent Manchester and Liverpool District Bank that was built in These were combined in —24 and the interiors have been "Atkinson gallery southport." The original building is in Neoclassical style, and the former bank is in Renaissance style.

The art gallery and library has been integrated with the Southport Arts Centre and is now known as The Atkinson. The building was designed by Waddington and Son of BurnleyLancashire and opened in The original building is constructed in sandstone with a slate roof in Atkinson gallery southport style.

It is in three storeys and has a symmetrical three- bay front. The central bay projects forward and contains a square-headed doorway above which is a roundel and a band of three panels.

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The tympanum of the pediment contains carved personifications of Art, Science, Literature, Inspiration, and Commerce. All the carvings were executed by G. The former bank is built in sandstone ashlar with a slate roof in Renaissance style.

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It has three storeys and an attic, each floor diminishing upwards in size. There are three bays on the Lord Street front and seven bays on Eastbank Street.

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In the ground floor, separating and flanking the bays, are channelled pilasters with crocketed caps, a frieze and a cornice. Above these, on both floors are pairs of colonnettes with foliated caps, a frieze and a cornice. Along the top of the building is a balustraded parapetand a pedimented attic window in the central bay of each side.

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In the left bay of the Lord Street face and in the central bay of the Eastbank Street face is a round-headed doorway with a Atkinson gallery southport heada keystone and carved spandrels. The other bays on Lord Street and the first three bays on Eastbank Atkinson gallery southport contain tall pilastered two-light windows; the last three bays on Eastbank Street have inserted shop fronts. In the middle floor each bay contains two round-headed two-light windows with moulded heads and keystones and are flanked by pilasters.

The top floor has two segmental-headed two-light windows with moulded architraves in each bay. The ground floor of the former bank is used as a public library.

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These house collections of fine artdecorative art, historical items, and exhibitions of items relating to Egyptology. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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The Atkinson original building The combined building, with the former bank in the foreground. Listed Building — Grade II. Yale University Pressp. Retrieved from " https: Coordinates on Wikidata Articles with OS grid coordinates.

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