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2-6, Pool Bank (See Details for Further Address Information), Birkenhead

Description: 2-6, Pool Bank (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 215389

OS Grid Reference: SJ3371185057
OS Grid Coordinates: 333711, 385057
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3582, -2.9975

Location: Pool Bank, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 5EU

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

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Listing Text

SJ 3385 SE
(south side)
Port Sunlight
11/69 Nos. 18 to 26
20.12.65 (even)


Includes Nos. 2, 4, and 6 Pool Bank. Terrace of 8 houses.
1906. By Grayson and Ould. Pebbledash with brick
dressings, tile-hung 1st floor with fishscale bands, timber-
framed 4th bay tile roof. 2 storeys, 5 bays, canted angle
bay and 6 bays to Pool Bank. 2nd and 3rd bays break forward
under gables. 4th bay projects under gable with jettied 1st
floor. Brick base and ground floor to 2nd, 3rd and 4th
bays. Most ground floor windows have gauged-brick flat
arches and are sashed with glazing bars., 1st bay has 5-
light canted oriel, 4th bay has 2-light window with transom
and cornice; both have small-paned casements. 1st floor
windows have small-paned casements, that to 1st bay of 6
lights in half-dormer with central gablet. 2nd and 3rd bays
have 5-light window with central segmental-headed light.
4th bay has 6-light leaded casement. Entrances to Nos. 22
and 24 have canopies swept out from tile hanging, that to
No. 26 has canted recess with brick segmental arch. All
have half-glazed doors of 3 panels and leaded light. Angle
bay has ogival roof and 2-light 1st floor windows. Pool
Bank facade has gamberel roof and end projecting gabled
bays. 1st bay has ground-floor keyed round light. 1st
floor 2-light windows, 1st bay 3-light canted oriel and end
bay has 7-light window with round-headed 3-panel doors. 2
cross-axial stacks. Rear similar, roughcast, half-dormers.

Listing NGR: SJ3371185057

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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