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Numbers 5 and 6 with Gatepiers to Front Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Rock Ferry, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.3723 / 53°22'20"N

Longitude: -3.0006 / 3°0'2"W

OS Eastings: 333524

OS Northings: 386630

OS Grid: SJ335866

Mapcode National: GBR 7YHF.5T

Mapcode Global: WH87D.WHBK

Entry Name: Numbers 5 and 6 with Gatepiers to Front Garden

Listing Date: 13 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201760

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389313

Location: Wirral, CH42

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Rock Ferry

Built-Up Area: Birkenhead

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Rock Ferry St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


SJ3386 ROCK PARK, Rock Ferry
789-1/12/253 (East side)
13/03/73 Nos.5 AND 6
with gatepiers to front garden


Pair of houses. c1836. Coursed and squared rubble with Welsh
slate roof. Picturesque gothick style, asymmetrically-planned.
On street side, No.5 forms a single-storey, with 2 ranges with
semi-circular bay carried on corbels in their angle. Gabled
porch with 4-centred arch over plank door and earlier C20
gabled extension to right. 2 storeys to elevation facing
Esplanade, symmetrically-planned of 3 bays with central narrow
advanced gable over hallway. Paired part glazed doors in
4-centred arch way with hood mould over. Large canted bay
window to left, the other windows all renewed in original
openings with hood moulds. Corbelled eaves course. Coped
gables and gable end stacks. No.6 comprises 2 parallel ranges
with central entrance to street front in coped gabled porch
with projecting stack to right and small mullioned windows to
left. 3 gabled dormers above. Exaggerated kneelers to all
gables. 3-storeyed 3-bay elevation to Esplanade with central
advanced narrow gable stressed by octagonal pilasters. Paired
part-glazed doors in 4-centred arch with hood mould over.
2-storey canted bay window to left with newer bay added in
upper storey. 2-light mullioned windows in right hand bay with
renewed oriel window to first floor. Paired octagonal gate
piers to street elevation with stepped pyramidal caps. The
houses form part of the original Rock Park development laid
out by J. Bennison in 1836.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Hubbard E: Cheshire:
Harmondsworth: 1971-).

Listing NGR: SJ3352486630

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