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1-8, Riverside, Birkenhead

Description: 1-8, Riverside

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 215587

OS Grid Reference: SJ3388384351
OS Grid Coordinates: 333883, 384351
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3519, -2.9947

Location: Riverside, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 4UH

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

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Listing Text

SJ 3384 SE
(north-east side)
Port Sunlight
14/253 Nos. 1 to 8


Terrace of 8 houses. 1895. By Grayson and Ould. Brick with
stone dressings, tile roofs. One storey with attic, 8 bays
with 9th and 10th bays each recessed by one bay. 1st 2 bays
break forward under hipped roof, central and end bays
project under gables. Weathered stone base, Lombard frieze
over ground floor, diapered band to projecting bays. Ground
floor windows have chamfered stone lintels and leaded
casements of one and 2 lights. 1st floor has leaded
casements; central bay has paired 3-light canted oriels, end
bays have paired 2-light windows, all with tile-hung gables
swept out as canopies. Other bays have gabled dormers, most
of 2 lights, that to 2nd bay of 4 lights. Entrances have
stone surrounds and plank doors with leaded lights. 5 cross-
axial stacks. 9th and 10th bays similar, 9th bay has 4-light
canted oriel, return lateral stack and gabled bay. 10th bay
has half-hipped roof, return has crow-stepped gable, dormer,
cross-axial and rear stacks. Rear has gables to end bays and
gabled and flat-topped dormers; privies.

Listing NGR: SJ3388384351

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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