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1-7, Pool Bank (See Details for Further Address Information), Birkenhead

Description: 1-7, Pool Bank (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 215390

OS Grid Reference: SJ3374385074
OS Grid Coordinates: 333743, 385074
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3584, -2.9970

Location: Pool Bank, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 5EX

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

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Listing Text

SJ 3385 SE
(south-east side)
Port Sunlight
11/70 Nos. 28 to 38
20.12.65 (even)


Includes Nos. 1 to 7 (odd) Pool Bank. Terrace of 10 houses.
c.1899. By William and Segar Owen. Brick with stone
dressings, pebbledash 1st floor with some tile-hanging, tile
roof. 2 storeys, 8 bays, canted corner bay and 5 bays to
Pool Bank. 1st bay projects by one bay under gable, 2nd and
5th bays project under gables. 6th bay has projection under
lean-to roof. Drip mould over ground floor, 2nd and 5th
bays have tile-hung 1st floors. Ground floor windows have
gauged-brick flat arches and small-paned casements. 1st
floor windows similar, that to 1st bay a canted oriel below
jettied gable, 3rd and 4th bays have continuous canted oriel
over separate canted bases. 6th bay has half-canted flat-
topped half dormer. Entrances have gauged-brick flat arches
and plank doors. Left return has projecting lateral stack
and half-canted bay window with stone mullions and cornice
with lead-clad ogival roof, oriel above. Corner bay has
stone dressings, band over ground floor, 1st floor quoins
and coped gable, canted angles to ground floor have
elaborately moulded stops. 4-light double-chamfered
mullioned window with king mullion and leaded lights,
similar lights in angles. 1st floor 5-light window as
ground floor, elliptical headed lights and dripmould. Pool
Bank facade similar, end 2 bays project under gables with
central lateral stack. 1st floor canted oriels, those
flanking stacks are half-canted 5 cross-axial stacks and
lateral stack to left of corner bay.

Listing NGR: SJ3374385074

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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