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Gladstone Hall, Birkenhead

Description: Gladstone Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 215449

OS Grid Reference: SJ3371183971
OS Grid Coordinates: 333711, 383971
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3485, -2.9972

Location: 4 Gladstone Hall Road, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 4XB

Locality: Birkenhead
County: Wirral
Country: England
Postcode: CH62 4XB

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Listing Text

SJ 3384 SW
(west side)
Port Sunlight
6/125 Gladstone Hall


Assembly Hall. 1891. By William Owen. Brick with tile-
hanging and tile roof, some timber-framing. Mostly one
storey, 4 bays. East facade has projection under hipped
roof. 1st bay has gabled projection with tile-hung gable,
with paired gabled dormers above, tile-hung with timbered
gables. Other bays have glazed gablets. Windows have
small-paned glazing. 1st bay has half-octagonal bay window,
dormers have 3-light transomed window. 3rd bay has canted
glazed porch, paired plank doors with strap hinges and
embossed lead panel above commemorating opening by
Gladstone. Raking louvres to roof. Left return has tile
hung gable, projection with stone coped parapet and canted
bay window. Right return has glazed canted projection with
tile-hung gable, projecting 2-storey porch is timber framed
with lower nogging. Tudor-headed entrance has plank doors
with strap hinges and lamp above. Rear facade as that to
east but with later extensions and tall stack. Interior has
round-arched ribs; proscenium arch has segmental pediment
and flanking panels, all with relief decoration.

Listing NGR: SJ3371183971

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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