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Wall to Grounds of Stanhope House, Birkenhead

Description: Wall to Grounds of Stanhope House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 215485

OS Grid Reference: SJ3496682375
OS Grid Coordinates: 334966, 382375
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3343, -2.9781

Location: Mark Rake, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 2DN

Locality: Birkenhead
County: Wirral
Country: England
Postcode: CH62 2DN

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Listing Text

SJ 38 SW
(north side)
6/158 Wall to grounds
of Stanhope House


Wall, approximately 47 m. long, with return to Spital Road.
Date uncertain, probably medieval. Stone, with roll
moulding to coping. Recessed quadrant to corner and stone
arch to gate to Spital Road, altered c.1939. To east end of
wall are 2 groups of vertical grooves, said to be caused by
the sharpening of arrow heads. The name Mark Rake,
indicating archery butts in the street, tends to confirm

Listing NGR: SJ3496682375

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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