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3-9, MARKET STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Birkenhead, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.3915 / 53°23'29"N

Longitude: -3.014 / 3°0'50"W

OS Eastings: 332660

OS Northings: 388778

OS Grid: SJ326887

Mapcode National: GBR 7YD6.8Y

Mapcode Global: WH87D.N0YT

Entry Name: 3-9, MARKET STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 28 March 1974

Last Amended: 10 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201556

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389247

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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 14/03/2014


MARKET STREET (South side),
Nos. 3-9 (Odd)



Includes: Nos. 90 AND 92 CHESTER STREET.
Group of 4 shops at time of listing, incorporating the former Albion Hotel. c1837. Albion Hotel by Edward Welch. Ashlar-faced with roof now missing but formerly Welsh slate. 3 storeys, 5-window range, unequally spaced. 3 early C20 shop fronts with pilasters each side and beaded moulding over fascia, but parts of fascia missing. Upper window spaces now all missing cases, but probably formerly 12-pane sashes. Moulded cornice. Pedimented return to Chester Street, a 3-window range with stressed architraves, and the stone brackets for a balcony now missing. Central door and flanking windows in rusticated basement storey now largely blocked - only the stressed voussoirs are visible. Late C19 shop front with canted bay to left.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Hubbard E: Cheshire: Harmondsworth: 1971-).

Listing NGR: SJ3266088778

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