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Competition designs for the Pauper Schools, Kirkdale, Liverpool: elevation and section

RIBA Ref No RIBA97701
Architect/DesignerElmes, Harvey Lonsdale (1814-1847)
Artist/PhotographerElmes, Harvey Lonsdale (1814-1847)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1841
Image Date1841
ViewExterior | Interior
Library ReferencePA61/2(5)
Colour InfoColour
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectSchools ; Workhouses
NOTES: In the early 1840s Liverpool was looking to create a school for pauper juveniles away from the heart of the city where they could be trained for useful occupations - the boys for various trades and the girls for domestic service ÔÇô and to keep them from the bad influences of the streets or the adult workhouse. ElmesÔÇÖs design was unsuccessful and the Liverpool Industrial Schools (as it was called) was built between 1843-1845 on Westminster Road, Kirkdale, to the designs of Lockwood & Allom, opening on 1 May 1845.

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