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Brimstage Hall and Tower

A Grade I Listed Building in Clatterbridge, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.3366 / 53°20'11"N

Longitude: -3.0463 / 3°2'46"W

OS Eastings: 330424

OS Northings: 382700

OS Grid: SJ304827

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y5V.8M

Mapcode Global: WH87L.5DMF

Plus Code: 9C5R8XP3+JF

Entry Name: Brimstage Hall and Tower

Listing Date: 27 December 1962

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183702

English Heritage Legacy ID: 215346

ID on this website: 101183702

Location: Brimstage, Wirral, Merseyside, CH63

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Clatterbridge

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Thornton Hough All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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In the entry for
(south side)
6/36 Brimstage
Brimstage Hall and Tower


The grade should be amended to read: Brimstage Hall and Tower


SJ 38 SW
(south side)
6/36 Brimstage Hall
27.12.62 and Tower


House. Tower c.1398, probably a tower house, later possibly
C16 extensions and C19 north wing. Stone with slate roof.
3-stage tower has slot windows, corbelled machicolations and
early C19 iron railings and stair head. Elliptical-headed
stair entrance to north and 2 windows of 2 lights with
single-chamfered mullions. Ground floor room has 2-bay rib
vault on half and quarter octagonal shafts, corbel in
south-west angle said to represent lion (from Domville arms)
or Cheshire cat. One of vault bosses has 3 twined fish
(possible Hulse arms or symbol of Trinity). North-east
spiral stair case has garderobe chambers, that to 3rd stage
has original stone latrine, that to 2nd stage has C19
mahogany-cased water closet. West wall shows signs of
demolished wing; some double-chamfered-mullioned windows.
C19 wing has east facade of 3 bays, 1st gabled projecting
bay, re-entrant porch bay, casement windows, those to 3rd
bay show signs of original mullioned windows to either side,
projecting bay has canted bay window. Rear has wing and
some sash windows. Large stack to left return of projecting
bay, possibly C16, interior stone fireplace. Upper part of
staircase has column balusters. Ground floor room of tower
believed to be chapel.

Listing NGR: SJ3042782700

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