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53 55, the Woodlands

A Grade II Listed Building in Birkenhead, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.3884 / 53°23'18"N

Longitude: -3.0258 / 3°1'32"W

OS Eastings: 331871

OS Northings: 388445

OS Grid: SJ318884

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y98.Q1

Mapcode Global: WH87D.H3C5

Entry Name: 53 55, the Woodlands

Listing Date: 28 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201738

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389361

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


789-1/11/150 (North side)
28/03/74 Nos.53 AND 55


Pair of houses. c1840. Possibly by Walter Scott. Ashlar-faced
with Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, each unit a 3-bay plan with
end entrance. Projecting single-storey porch each end with
door in stressed architrave up steps. Rusticated ground floor
with 15-pane pivotal windows replacing sashes in original
openings with stressed voussoirs. Similar 9-pane windows
above, in stressed architraves with aprons and pediment over
central window. Continuous sill band. Moulded eaves cornice,
overhanging eaves and axial stacks. Forms part of the original
Clifton Park development, laid out by Scott from the early

Listing NGR: SJ3187188445

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