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Sunlight Lodge, Birkenhead

Description: Sunlight Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 215459

OS Grid Reference: SJ3374084809
OS Grid Coordinates: 333740, 384809
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3560, -2.9970

Location: Central Road, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 5EZ

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

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Listing Text

SJ 3384 NE
(south side)
Port Sunlight
13/135 Sunlight Lodge


Cottage Hospital, converted to Employees' Training Centre
and now (1985) a rest home. 1907. Pebble-dash with brick
dressings, slate roof with tile ridge. 2 storeys with one-
storey wings. Brick quoin blocks, top cornices. Windows
mostly sashed with glazing bars. Garden front has central
wing ending in pavilion with end projecting hipped bays,
centre with small-paned glazing, elliptical-headed lights
and entrance. Flanking 2 bays have ground floor canted bay
windows with small-paned casements. Flanking 3-bay wings
canted forward, with octagonal louvred cupolas, further 4-
bay lower wings canted forward with large small-paned glazed
doors and steps. 6 stacks with brick caps. Rear has centre
projecting under pedimented gable with later projection of 4
bays, windows with gauged-brick flat arches and sashes,
hipped dormers with 2-light casements, entrance has
architrave, pilasters, frieze and consoled cornice, complete
overlight and 4-panel doors. Flanking wings have end gabled
projections, canted bays with lights in angles, returns have
canted projections to gable-end stacks; end 4 bays have
lunettes in round-headed recesses. Main entrance to right
return of centre has consoled round hood, paired 2-panel
doors and flanking stained glass light. Further later
extension to left of centre.

Listing NGR: SJ3374084809

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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