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23 and 24, Windy Bank, Birkenhead

Description: 23 and 24, Windy Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 215615

OS Grid Reference: SJ3371084675
OS Grid Coordinates: 333710, 384675
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3548, -2.9974

Location: Windy Bank, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 5ED

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

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Listing Text

SJ 3384 NE
(south side)
Port Sunlight
13/277 Nos. 23 and 24


Pair of houses. 1907. By Grayson and Ould. Common brick with
red brick and stone dressings, slate roof with tile ridge. 2
storeys, 3 bays, 1st bay projects under gable, end bay forms
projecting round tower with short octagonal spire. Weathered
red brick base and continuous hood mould to 1st floor; 1st
bay has red brick tumbling-in to gable, with kneelers and
top panel; end bay has stone drip mould and brick cornice,
Windows have small-paned casements, those to ground floor of
4 lights with elliptical-headed brick tympana and stone and
brick surrounds; similar round-headed lights to left. Tower
has 2-light window with red brick jambs and gauged-brick
flat arch with key. 1st floor 1st bay window as that below,
2nd bay has 3-light dormer in crow-stepped gable with keyed
roundel to left. Tower 1st floor round-headed light.
Entrance has elliptical head, plank door with 3 lights. One
cross-axial and 2 rear stacks. Left return has entrance and
crow-stepped dormer, right return as 1st bay, rear similar,
of red brick.

Listing NGR: SJ3371084675

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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