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Albany Building (Liverpool)

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A rank of R. and J. Rankin cranes at the Albany Building
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Cast iron lintel over basement windows on the Albany Building, to prevent damage when using the cranes to move goods in and out of the basement

Also known as The Albany, in Old Hall Street and Ormond Street, Liverpool

This impressive building was constructed in 1856 to provide four storeys of office accommodation above a floor of warehousing. Now converted to apartments.

See here for an illustration showing the interior arrangement of the building[1]

See also Barned's Buildings (Liverpool), in nearby Sweeting Street.

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] 'Storehouses of Empire, Liverpool's Historic Warehouses' English Heritage, 2004, p.51