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The Gables

A Grade II Listed Building in Oxton, Wirral

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3882 / 53°23'17"N

Longitude: -3.0423 / 3°2'32"W

OS Eastings: 330774

OS Northings: 388430

OS Grid: SJ307884

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y68.45

Mapcode Global: WH87D.73JD

Entry Name: The Gables

Listing Date: 28 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201735

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389351

Location: Wirral, CH43

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Oxton

Built-Up Area: Birkenhead

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Birkenhead Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


BIRKENHEAD

SJ3088 SLATEY ROAD, Claughton
789-1/10/204 (West side)
28/03/74 No.12
The Gables

GV II

House. 1865. By Walter Scott for himself. Red brick with blue
and yellow brick dressings, and Welsh Slate roof with bands of
dog-tooth coursing. Gothic style. 3 storeys, 2-bay elevation
to Slatey Road with entrance to left and advanced gable to
right. Paired part-glazed panelled doors up steps in porch
with parapet and yellow and blue brick voussoirs to segmental
arch with stone kneelers and key block. Shafts with foliate
capitals. 2-pane sash windows on upper floors have similar
brick and stone heads. Main rooms face Grosvenor Road
elevation. 3 gables, the central advanced with canted bay to
ground floor, and tripartite window with pediment over central
light in right hand bay. Stone bands between storeys. Upper
windows are 4-pane sashes with arched brick heads with stone
kneelers and keyblocks. Ornate bargeboards with fretwork and
pendant carried on stone corbels to central gable. Stepped
lancet stair window on rear wall with stained glass panels.
End wall stacks. Entrance gate in brick wall with stepped
stone copings, and ogee arch with Scott's monogram, date and
house name over.


Listing NGR: SJ3077488430

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