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1-7, Water Street, Birkenhead

Description: 1-7, Water Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 215604

OS Grid Reference: SJ3405284488
OS Grid Coordinates: 334052, 384488
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3532, -2.9922

Location: 5 Water Street, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 5HB

Locality: Birkenhead
County: Wirral
Country: England
Postcode: CH62 5HB

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Listing Text

SJ 38 SW
(east side)
Port Sunlight
6/268 Nos. 1 to 7
20.12.65 (odd)


Terrace of 4 houses. 1912. By William and Segar Owen.
Pebble-dash with brick dressings, some weather-board, tile
roof. 2 storeys, 6 bays, end bays project under gables, 2nd
bay projects under weather-boarded gable. Brick base.
Mostly double-chamfered-mullioned windows withdrip moulds
and leaded glazing. Ground floor has 5-light windows to end
bays. 3rd to 5th bays have 3-light and 4-light windows
flanking entrance. 2nd bay has 8-light 2-storey canted bay
window with weather-boarded 1st floor and timber canopy.
1st floor has 4:2:3:2:3:4-light mullioned windows.
Segmental-headed entrances with brick surrounds, plank doors
with 3 leaded lights. Lateral stack to right of 2nd bay has
one diagonal shaft; cross-axial stack, valley stack between
1st and 2nd bays, and right return lateral stack with
diagonal shafts.

Listing NGR: SJ3405284488

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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