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The Lilacs

A Grade II Listed Building in Birkenhead, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.4041 / 53°24'14"N

Longitude: -3.0786 / 3°4'43"W

OS Eastings: 328386

OS Northings: 390240

OS Grid: SJ283902

Mapcode National: GBR 6YY2.8F

Mapcode Global: WH761.PP5Q

Entry Name: The Lilacs

Listing Date: 29 July 1950

Last Amended: 10 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201552

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389237

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 17/07/2014


Bidston Village Road (North side)
The Lilacs

(Formerly listed as The Lilacs. Outbuilding at The Lilacs)
(Formerly listed under HOYLAKE ROAD)


Farmhouse, now subdivided. Late C17 but extensively restored. Coursed and squared sandstone rubble with Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 3-unit plan, the result of several different phases of construction. Original section possibly single unit to left with outer gable and short section possibly remains of original main range: inserted sash-type window in earlier opening to ground floor, 4-light mullioned window above beneath coped gable. Massive projecting stack in west return elevation. Entrance in gabled porch on angle with higher central block. Central door with 2-light mullioned windows each side, and stone mullioned windows above. High roof with coped gables and moulded kneelers. Lower wide gabled range to east, buttressed against its south wall, and with inserted windows on each floor. Door in lean-to porch to side.

Listing NGR: SJ2838690240

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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