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Latitude: 53.3955 / 53°23'43"N
Longitude: -3.0119 / 3°0'42"W
OS Eastings: 332808
OS Northings: 389214
OS Grid: SJ328892
Mapcode National: GBR 7YD5.QJ
Mapcode Global: WH876.PXYB
Entry Name: Former Police Booth and Gate Piers at Woodside Lairage Entrance to Birkenhead Docks
Listing Date: 9 January 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1201584
English Heritage Legacy ID: 389224
Location: Wirral, CH41
Electoral Ward/Division: Birkenhead and Tranmere
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
SJ3289 HAMILTON STREET
789-1/9/86 Fmr. Police Booth & Gate Piers at
09/01/90 Woodside Lairage entrance to
Former police booth and gate piers at entrance to Woodside
lairage. Date on police booth 1868. Booth is rusticated
sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Single-storeyed,
single cell structure, with polygonal ends. Rear entrance.
Single-light windows divided by attached shafts to outer
elevation. Heavy plinth and cornice and parapet. Side wall
stack. Gate piers also rusticated ashlar with heavy plinth and
cornice. The booth was built to control principal road and
pedestrian access to the dock, as part of the work undertaken
by G.F. Lyster, engineer.
Listing NGR: SJ3280889214
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