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Numbers 1 and 3 and Flanking Screens, Birkenhead

Description: Numbers 1 and 3 and Flanking Screens

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 215608

OS Grid Reference: SJ3348684780
OS Grid Coordinates: 333486, 384780
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3557, -3.0008

Location: Windy Bank, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 5EA

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

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Listing Text

SJ 3384 NW
(north side)
Port Sunlight
20.12.65 Nos. 1 and 3 and
flanking screens


Pair of houses. 1926. By J. Lomax Simpson. Brick with swept
hipped tile roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Weathered base, soldier
course over ground floor and boxed eaves. Windows have
small-paned casements, those to ground floor central bays
have weather-boarded canopy and are of 3 lights; others of 2
lights. 1st floor has 3-light rectangular oriels to central
bays with panels below, flanking fluted strips and cornice,
others of 2 lights. Entrances have architraves and doors
with small-paned lights. Central cruciform stack. Decorative
rainwater head. Rear similar. Flanking screen walls have end
buttresses and central shell niches with triple keys and
raised coping over. Part of rebuilding to provide a setting
for the Leverhulme Memorial.

Listing NGR: SJ3348684780

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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