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Stables to Thornton House, Birkenhead

Description: Stables to Thornton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 215599

OS Grid Reference: SJ3058280984
OS Grid Coordinates: 330582, 380984
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3212, -3.0436

Location: Church Road, Wirral CH63 4JU

Locality: Birkenhead
County: Wirral
Country: England
Postcode: CH63 4JU

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Listing Text

SJ 3080
(south side)
Thornton Hough
16/263 Stables to
Thornton House


Stables now 2 houses. 1895. By Grayson and Ould. Red and
buff stone, tile roof. Main range of one storey with attic
and 5 bays, return ranges of one storey. Random pattern of
red and buff stone, ground floor sill course. Windows have
leaded casements, 1st floor has dormers with coped gables
and kneelers, those to 2nd, 3rd and 5th bays have 2-light
double-chamfered-mullioned windows, others probably
originally loading doors. C20 entrance to 4th bay. Left
return has roughcast to end and carriage entrance with C20
glazing, segmental-headed window, and carriage entrance and
roof domer above with pyramidal roof. Right return of one
bay as main range with garage extension. 2 battered stacks.
Outer facade has casement windows, one angle has round
turret with conical roof next to timbered gable and lean-to
porch. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SJ3058280984

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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