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South Lodge to Thornton House, Birkenhead

Description: South Lodge to Thornton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 215600

OS Grid Reference: SJ3055781003
OS Grid Coordinates: 330557, 381003
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3214, -3.0439

Location: B5136, Wirral CH63 4JU

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

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Listing Text

SJ 38 SW
(south side)
Thornton Hough
6/264 South Lodge to
Thornton House


Lodge. 1895. By Grayson and Ould. Banded red and buff
stone, timber framing, shingling and tile gambrel roof. One
storey with attic, 3-bays, 2nd bay is canted, with shingled
1st floor and pyramidal roof, 3rd bay projects under gable
with timber-framed 1st floor. Clasping buttress to left-
hand angle. Windows have leaded glazing. 1st bay has
round-headed window, 2nd bay has small lights, 3rd bay has
4-light canted bay with hipped roof. 2nd bay to 1st floor
has small 2-light casements, 3rd bay has 4-light window with
king mullion and transom. Left return has timber-framed
gable and 4-light double-chamfered-mullioned window to
ground floor, 6-light window to 1st floor; round-headed
entrance. Right return has projecting lateral stack with
diagonal shafts.

Listing NGR: SJ3055781003

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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