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Hulme Hall, Birkenhead

Description: Hulme Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 215323

OS Grid Reference: SJ3375084349
OS Grid Coordinates: 333750, 384349
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3519, -2.9967

Location: 23 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
14/14 Hulme Hall


Women's dining hall, now community centre. 1901. By
William and Segar Owen. Brick with stone dressings, timber-
framed gables; slate roofs with tile ridges. One storey, 6
bays. Central 2 bays project under gable, as do 2 bays at
each end; re-entrant porches. Stone-faced raking
buttresses, some quoins, and ball finials. Double-
chamfered-mullioned windows with transoms. Central 2 bays
have 3-light windows under gable, the bay to left has 5-
light half-canted bay window with cornice, that to right has
6-light half-centred bay window, with gable over this and
abutting porch gable. End bays have bay windows, 5-light
canted, with 2 transoms to left, and 4-light rectangular
ones with label moulds to right. All windows have
decorative leaded glazing. Left porch has 3-light window
and return entrance with demi-columns, cornice and 3
elliptical-headed overlights, doors have strap hinges.
Right porch similar, with gable to return. Returns have
raking buttresses and 3-light windows, that to right has
extension towards rear, left return had one but it has been
removed. Rear has end gabled bays with elliptical-headed
windows and 2 lateral stacks. Interior has 3 large rooms
and through passage to left of central room. Central roof
has segmental vault, the ribs carried down as piers, gabled
ends with leaded glazing over decorative friezes. Other
rooms similar elliptical vaults with flat margins, that to
left now partitioned. Through passage has decorative

Listing NGR: SJ3375084349

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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