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Church Drive Primary School, Birkenhead

Description: Church Drive Primary School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 215374

OS Grid Reference: SJ3378384668
OS Grid Coordinates: 333783, 384668
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3547, -2.9963

Location: Church Dr, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 5EF

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

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Listing Text

SJ 3384 NE
(east side)
Port Sunlight
13/55 Church Drive
Primary School


School. 1902-3. By Grayson and Ould. Brick with stone
dressing, some roughcast, tile roofs. Mostly one storey,
irregular plan. 1st bay has low projecting storey with
ramped parapet. Windows have gauged brick flat arches and
casements, half-hipped gabled 1st floor has Venetian window
with small-paned glazing. Entrance has tented copper
canopy, entrance to right return. 2nd bay has window with
small-paned casement with central round-headed glazing,
shaped gable. 3rd bay recessed, similar to 2nd bay, gable
abuts low tower with round-headed openings, stone parapet
and recessed octagonal turret, balustrade and ogival cupola
with weather vane. 4th bay projects, ground floor as 1st
bay, with C20 metal casements. End recessed gabled bay.
Left return similar, basement has elliptical arcade,
balustrade above. Some roof dormers. 1st bay has half-
hipped gable. Projecting toilet block of 2 storeys with
external stair. Rear has basement arcade; 1st bay has half-
octagonal oriel on brackets, central pediment. Projecting
toilet block; end bay gabled, half-hipped gable, some bays
have shaped gables to dormers. Right return has 2 gabled
bays. 7 stacks have Lombard frieze to caps.

Listing NGR: SJ3378384668

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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