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Clover Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Birkenhead, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.4044 / 53°24'15"N

Longitude: -3.0804 / 3°4'49"W

OS Eastings: 328272

OS Northings: 390279

OS Grid: SJ282902

Mapcode National: GBR 6YX2.XB

Mapcode Global: WH761.NPCG

Entry Name: Clover Almshouses

Listing Date: 28 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201550

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389235

Location: Wirral, CH43

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Bidston and St James

Built-Up Area: Birkenhead

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Bidston St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/07/2014


Clover Almshouses

(Formerly listed as Glover Almshouses, HOYLAKE ROAD)



Pair of almshouses. Dated 1901. By Woolfall and Eccles.
Coursed and squared stonework with stone flagged half hipped
roof. Single-storeyed, each a double-pile 2-unit plan with
outer doorway in slight recess. Late C20 doors but original
moulded architraves. 3-light mullioned window in blind arched
recess, then advanced central bay with segmental gable. Paired
3-light mullioned windows divided by pilaster, and with
continuous stepped hoodmould over. Short pilaster carries
low-relief coat of arms in niche above. End wall and axial
stacks with diagonal flues. Inscription in central gable
records "Erected to the Memory of George Robert Clover by
Emily Clover his widow A.D. 1901".
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Hubbard E: Cheshire:
Harmondsworth: 1971-).

Listing NGR: SJ2827290279

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