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276-282, New Chester Road, Birkenhead

Description: 276-282, New Chester Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 215514

OS Grid Reference: SJ3407984555
OS Grid Coordinates: 334079, 384555
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3538, -2.9918

Location: A41, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 4RH

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

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Listing Text

SJ 38 SW
(west side)
Port Sunlight
6/187 Nos. 276 to 282
20.12.65 (even)


4 houses. 1896-9. By William Owen. Brick with plaster 1st
floor and hipped tile roofs. One storey with attic, 4 bays,
the 4th bay recessed by one bay. Cornice to ground floor,
diapering to 1st floor and brick-coped gables. Paired
windows have gauged-brick cambered arches and 2-light leaded
casements; 1st floor has half dormers with brick quoins and
sills, that to 1st bay has diapered frieze to parapet, the
others gabled, those to 2nd and 3rd bays with diapering to
gables, that to 4th bay with diapered frieze and drip mould
over. Elliptical-headed entrances have 4-panel doors with
leaded lights. 2 cross-axial stacks, left and right return
projecting lateral stacks with windows, that to right
return has diagonal shafts right return of 4th bay has
lateral stack with gablet. Rainwater heads dated 1896.
Rear similar, flat-topped dormers, privies.

Listing NGR: SJ3407984555

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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