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23-31, Bridge Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Birkenhead, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.3945 / 53°23'40"N

Longitude: -3.0136 / 3°0'48"W

OS Eastings: 332697

OS Northings: 389107

OS Grid: SJ326891

Mapcode National: GBR 7YD5.CW

Mapcode Global: WH876.PY52

Entry Name: 23-31, Bridge Street

Listing Date: 28 March 1974

Last Amended: 10 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201597

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389136

Location: Wirral, CH41

County: Wirral

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

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Listing Text


789-1/9/32 (South West side)
28/03/74 Nos.23-31 (Odd)
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.23-31 (Odd)
& No.2 Albion Street)


Includes: No.2 ALBION STREET.
Includes: Nos.3-9 HAMILTON STREET.
Terrace of 8 shops and dwellings. Mid C19. Ashlar-faced with
Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys, 6-window range to Hamilton
Street, curved angle then return elevation a 10-window range
to Bridge Street. Rounded corners each end of Bridge Street
elevation, with angles and 2 flanking bays each side stressed
with full-height pilasters over ground floor, and pediments to
first floor windows. Late C19 shop fronts in Bridge Street
elevation, symmetrically planned with paired
segmentally-arched doors in central section, the rest with
plain outer doors and 3-light windows most now boarded over.
Pilasters define and articulate the shop fronts throughout.
Plain fascia with moulded head over. Similar shop fronts with
wide outer doors to Hamilton Street elevation. 12-pane sash
windows (9-panes to attic storey) above in moulded architraves
with entablatures. Continuous sill bands. Moulded cornice and
parapet above. Corner and 2 adjacent bays on Hamilton Street
elevation emphasised with full height pilasters above the
ground floor. Short return elevation to Albion Street of 2
bays with pedimented windows to first floor articulated by
full height pilasters. Moulded segmentally-arched door and
3-light shop window. Lower 2-storey block beyond with 2
blocked windows to ground floor, and two 12-pane sash windows
above. Plain parapet eaves. No. 9 Hamilton Street is a
separate build. 3 storeys, 4-window range. Inserted shop front
with continuous moulding over fascia, possibly surviving from
an earlier front. 12-pane sash windows in moulded architraves
with entablatures over first floor windows. Gable and axial
stacks throughout.

Listing NGR: SJ3269789107

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