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Kenyon Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Claughton, Wirral

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3872 / 53°23'13"N

Longitude: -3.0411 / 3°2'28"W

OS Eastings: 330851

OS Northings: 388321

OS Grid: SJ308883

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y68.DH

Mapcode Global: WH87D.8424

Entry Name: Kenyon Terrace

Listing Date: 28 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201573

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389181

Location: Wirral, CH43

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Claughton

Built-Up Area: Birkenhead

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Birkenhead Christ the King

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


BIRKENHEAD

SJ3088 DEVONSHIRE ROAD, Claughton
789-1/10/199 (South side)
28/03/74 Nos.33-47 (Odd)
Kenyon Terrace

GV II

Terrace of 8 dwellings. 1844-48. Probably by Charles Reed.
Ashlar-faced with Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys, planned as a
symmetrical series (2-4-4-4-2), the outer and central sections
advanced. Outer units have side entrances in recessed 2-storey
porches, and 2 bays to front elevation, inner dwellings have
narrower plan, with doorway and single window on ground floor.
Rusticated ground floor, with round, plain and
segmentally-arched windows, and 4-panelled doors with
overlights in stressed architraves. Upper windows have
architraves with stressed entablatures carried on console
brackets. 12-pane sashes renewed to ground floor. Central pair
stressed with tripartite sash windows, and door in Ionic
entrance porches. Cornice with urn and blocking course. Gable
and axial stacks. The buildings form part of the original
development in Claughton, laid out by Reed for Sir William
Jackson from the early 1840's.
(Map of Claughton in 1848: private collection; Plan of
Claughton in 1844).


Listing NGR: SJ3085288321

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