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School and Masters House, Birkenhead

Description: School and Masters House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 215378

OS Grid Reference: SJ3492482163
OS Grid Coordinates: 334924, 382163
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3324, -2.9786

Location: Church Lane, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 7AA

Locality: Birkenhead
County: Wirral
Country: England
Postcode: CH62 7AA

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Listing Text

SJ 38 SW
(west side)
6/59 School and
master's house


Former school, now community centre, and former master's
house. Dated 1868. Stone with slate roof. One storey, 4
bays, 1st bay projects under gable with gable bellcote.
Weathered buttresses and coped gables. Windows have small-
paned glazing. Single-chamfered-mullioned windows with
shouldered lintels to lights. 1st bay has paired 2-light
windows with relieving arches and shields, one with date,
the other with letters "R.R". Other bays have 4-light
windows. Right return of 1st bay has entrance with
shouldered lintel, plank door with strap hinges and 2 leaded
lights. Left return of 5 bays, 1st bay gabled and lower,
3:4:4:4:3-light windows. Brick stack to rear. Master's
house of 2 storeys and 2 bays, 2nd bay projects under gable
with corbelled 1st floor. Drip mould over ground floor.
Ground floor has 3 and 4-light mullioned window. 1st floor
has 2-light window in gabled half dormer, 3-light window to
2nd bay. Entrance has slate canopy, shouldered lintel,
plank door with strap hinges and 2 leaded lights. Stone
stack to rear. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SJ3492482163

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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