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7-23, the Ginnel, Birkenhead

Description: 7-23, the Ginnel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 215419

OS Grid Reference: SJ3399884416
OS Grid Coordinates: 333998, 384416
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3525, -2.9930

Location: 7 The Ginnel, Birkenhead CH62 5HD

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

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Listing Text

SJ 38 SW
SJ 3384 SE (east side)
Port Sunlight
6/95 Nos. 7 to 23
14/95 (odd)


Terrace of 9 houses. 1914. By J. Lomax Simpson. Roughcast
on brick base to sill level, some brick, hipped tile roofs. 2
storeys, 6 bays, with 3-bay return wing to left. 3rd and 4th
bays break forward under pedimented gables, 6th bay projects
under hipped roof, all with brick to ground floors and quoins.
Top cornice, gables have wreaths and festoons. Windows have
small-paned casements, those to ground floor have brick heads
with keys, most of 4 lights, that to 1st bay of 3 lights. 1st
floor windows have eared architraves of 3:3:4:4:4:3-lights.
Entrances have flat canopies and small-paned lights to half-
glazed doors. Left return has 1st bay projecting and 2nd bay
breaking forward under pedimented gables; 3rd bay has ground
floor recessed behind 2-bay Tuscan colonnade. 1st bay has 4-
light canted oriel with ogival base and tented lead roof to
1st floor. Right return has projecting bay with 2-storey
canted bay window and re-entrant porch. 6 stacks. Rear

Listing NGR: SJ3399884416

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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