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288-292, New Chester Road, Birkenhead

Description: 288-292, New Chester Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 215516

OS Grid Reference: SJ3409484518
OS Grid Coordinates: 334094, 384518
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3534, -2.9916

Location: 276 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
6/189 Nos. 288, 290
20.12.65 and 292


3 houses. 1898. By Grayson and Ould. Plaster with some
brick, terracotta and tile-hung gables; hipped tile roof. 2
storeys, 4 bays, the 3rd and 4th bays project with gabled
jettied 1st floors on bracketed bressumers, 1st 2 bays of
ground floor brick with cornice. Windows have leaded
casements. Ground floor has 5-light canted bay window with
hipped roof to 1st bay, 2nd bay has 3-light window with
stone lintel, 3rd and 4th bays have 5-light canted oriels on
corbelled bases. 1st 2 bays of 1st floor has cross mullion
windows in gabled half dormers with crockets and finials to
gables and traceried parapets; 3rd and 4th bays have 5-light
casements with transoms and blind central lights. Entrances
havearchitraves and plank doors. 2 cross-axial stacks.
Left return entrance and half dormers, right return lateral
stack and hipped projection. Rear similar, gabled dormers
and privies.

Listing NGR: SJ3409484518

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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