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Village Post Office and Club, Birkenhead

Description: Village Post Office and Club

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 215595

OS Grid Reference: SJ3049280942
OS Grid Coordinates: 330492, 380942
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3208, -3.0449

Location: B5136, Wirral CH63 1JL

Locality: Birkenhead
County: Wirral
Country: England
Postcode: CH63 1JL

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Listing Text

SJ 3080
(south side)
Thornton Hough
16/260 Village Post Office
and Club


Shop and club. c.1904. By Grayson and Ould. Timber frame
on stone base, stone slate roofs. 2 storeys, U-plan with
screen between wings. Wings have jettied gabled 1st floors
with quatrefoil panels. Ground floor has large 4-light
canted bay windows, segmental heads to lights, 1st floor has
5-light leaded casements. Returns are gabled, inner returns
have Tudor-head entrances with doors with vertical strips
and strap hinges. Screen wall has stone slate roof,
central entrance with coving over with lettering: "VILLAGE
CLUB", flanking canopies to entrances. Courtyard has
central flat roofed projections, possibly later, 5-light
flat-topped dormer behind. Several stacks.

Listing NGR: SJ3049280942

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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