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Duke of York Cottages and Laundry, Birkenhead

Description: Duke of York Cottages and Laundry

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 215423

OS Grid Reference: SJ3348684722
OS Grid Coordinates: 333486, 384722
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3552, -3.0008

Location: 18 Greendale Road, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 5DF

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

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Listing Text

SJ 3384 NW
(east side)
Port Sunlight
12/99 Duke of York
Cottages 1 to 19
(consec) and
20.12.65 laundry


Terrace of 19 houses and laundry. 1934. By J. Lomax
Simpson. Plaster with stone dressings, stone, brick with
stone dressings, timber-framing; stone slate roof.
Crescents to Greendale Road and Primrose Hill, with short
return to Brook Street. 2 storeys, 19 bays to Greendale
Road and 6 bays to Primrose Hill with 3-bay canted ends.
Greendale Road facade plaster with stone dressings with 3
bays at each end of stone, projecting, with drip mould over
ground floor, 2 inner bays are gabled. Windows have double-
chamfered-mullioned windows, of 2 and 3 leaded lights, some
with elliptical heads. 1st floor has 6 bays with gablets.
Entrances have decorated lintels, some with flat canopies, 2
with lean-to porches; plank doors. 6 cross-axial stacks.
Primrose Hill facade of brick with stone dressings, plaster
band and coping. Ground floor has canopy, 2 bays have
weatherboarded gablets. Windows have small-paned
casements. Ground floor has end 3-light windows and canted
and rectangular bay windows to centre. 1st floor has 3-
light windows, 2 to centre are of 4-lights. Entrances have
plank doors with small-paned lights. Timber-framed canted
ends with central projecting gabled bay with jettied 1st
floor and gable. Windows of 2 and 3 lights with leaded
glazing. Canted bays have canted recesses. Brook Street
facade similar to that to Primrose Hill, 4 bays in with one
storey, 3 bay laundry to right. 15 brick stacks. Rear
brick, roughcast 1st floor, small-paned casements.

Listing NGR: SJ3348684722

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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