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17-23, Wood Street, Birkenhead

Description: 17-23, Wood Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 215619

OS Grid Reference: SJ3379784069
OS Grid Coordinates: 333797, 384069
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3494, -2.9960

Location: Wood Street, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 4UY

Locality: Birkenhead
County: Wirral
Country: England
Postcode: CH62 4UY

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Listing Text

SJ 3384 SE
(north side)
Port Sunlight
14/280 Nos. 17 to 23
20.12.65 (odd)


Terrace of 4 houses. 1894. By Douglas and Fordham. Brick
with granite chip rendering to 1st floor, plaster gables and
hipped tile roof 2 storeys, 4 gabled bays; jettied 1st floor
on decorated bressumer and timber Doric columns with
dosserets, jettied gables on decorated bressumers. Brick
quoins between 1st floor bays. Windows have small-paned
casements. 5-light canted bay windows to ground floor. 1st
floor has 4-light canted oriel, 2 single lights to centre.
Gables have roundels with surrounding strapwork pargetting
with figures. Entrances have decorated lintels and doors
with vertical strips,strap hinges and 3 leaded lights. 2
cross-axial stacks, gablets to returns. Rear similar with

Listing NGR: SJ3379784069

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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