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Flats, Birkenhead

Description: Flats

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 215322

OS Grid Reference: SJ3371184298
OS Grid Coordinates: 333711, 384298
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3514, -2.9973

Location: 17 Bolton Road, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 5DQ

Locality: Birkenhead
County: Wirral
Country: England
Postcode: CH62 5DQ

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Listing Text

SJ 3384 SE
(north side)
Port Sunlight
14/13 Nos. 17, 19, 21
and flats 1 to 8
20.12.65 (consec)


3 houses, now flats. 1890. By William Owen. Brick with
stone dressings, stone chip roughcast to 1st floor, timber-
framed gables and hipped tile roof. 2 storeys and attic, 7
bays; gabled 1st and 7th bays, the 7th bay has jettied 1st
floor. Decorated bressumers and bargeboards. 2 buttresses
piercing eaves and ending in dragons. Ground floor has
double-chamfered-mullioned window with transoms and leaded
glazing. Most of 3 lights with ovolo mullions, 1st and 7th
bays have 4-light canted bay window that to 1st bay of 2
storeys. 1st floor has central 2-light mullioned window
laced with similar gabled dormer. Flanking bays have 4-
light timber oriels with cusped heads to lights, 2nd and 6th
bays have similar 3-light rectangular oriels. 1st bay has 2
windows of 2 lights, one to canted bay, 7th bay has 4-light
window. Attic has roof dormers to 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th
bays, 3 lights, the inner ones gabled, the others
flat.topped; gables have 2-light windows. Entrances have
Tudor heads, foliated spandrels, the central one with flat
canopy and flanking 2-light window, that to 1st bay in
recess with squat column supporting bressumer. 3 cross-
axial stacks. Returns have projecting lateral stacks. Rear
altered to provide access to flats, similar to above, and
gables with stacks, brick quoins and gauged-brick cambered
arches to windows; privies.

Listing NGR: SJ3371184298

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Source: English Heritage

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