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Terrace Wall and Ornamental Arch to Rose Garden, Birkenhead

Description: Terrace Wall and Ornamental Arch to Rose Garden

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 215407

OS Grid Reference: SJ3369684401
OS Grid Coordinates: 333696, 384401
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3523, -2.9975

Location: Queen Mary's Dr, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 5EQ

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

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Listing Text

SJ 3384 SE
(south end)
Port Sunlight
14/86 Terrace wall and
ornamental arch
20.12.65 to rose garden


Wall and arch. c.1937. By J. Lomax Simpson. Stone.
Terrace wall to north has 3 rectangular projections.
Retaining wall supporting balustrade. Central round-headed
recess has lion mask fountain with very shallow semi-
circular bowl to front. To north of this a further semi-
circular terrace with projecting returns and steps to either
side. To south, an ornamental arch with flanking flat
pilasters and open pediment; on south side, flanking piers
with scrolly caps and returned balustrade. The garden
terminates the axis from the Lady Lever Art Gallery (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ3369684401

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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