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268-274, New Chester Road, Birkenhead

Description: 268-274, New Chester Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 215513

OS Grid Reference: SJ3405184620
OS Grid Coordinates: 334051, 384620
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3543, -2.9923

Location: Bolton Road, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 4RQ

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

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Listing Text

SJ 38 SW
(west side)
Port Sunlight
6/186 Nos. 268 to 274
20.12.65 (even)


4 houses. 1898. By Douglas and Minshull. Brick with
plaster 1st floor and tile roofs. 2 storeys, 4 bays; 1st
bay recessed by one bay, with half-hipped gable; 1st floors
jettied. Windows have 4-light leaded casements, those to
ground floor have gauged-brick cambered arches, but 1st bay
has 6-light canted bay window with 2 lights to return, 1st
floor has canted oriels to 2nd, 3rd and 4th bays. Entrances
have stone lintels and 3-panel doors with leaded lights.
Cross-axial stack, projecting lateral stack with diapering
and gable to return of 1st bay, projecting gable-end stack
with diagonal flues on weathered bases to return of 2nd bay.
Decorative rainwater heads. Rear similar.

Listing NGR: SJ3405184620

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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