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Former Police Booth and Gate Piers at Woodside Lairage Entrance to Birkenhead Docks

A Grade II Listed Building in Birkenhead, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.3955 / 53°23'43"N

Longitude: -3.0119 / 3°0'42"W

OS Eastings: 332808

OS Northings: 389214

OS Grid: SJ328892

Mapcode National: GBR 7YD5.QJ

Mapcode Global: WH876.PXYB

Entry Name: Former Police Booth and Gate Piers at Woodside Lairage Entrance to Birkenhead Docks

Listing Date: 9 January 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201584

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389224

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


789-1/9/86 Fmr. Police Booth & Gate Piers at
09/01/90 Woodside Lairage entrance to
Birkenhead Docks


Former police booth and gate piers at entrance to Woodside
lairage. Date on police booth 1868. Booth is rusticated
sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Single-storeyed,
single cell structure, with polygonal ends. Rear entrance.
Single-light windows divided by attached shafts to outer
elevation. Heavy plinth and cornice and parapet. Side wall
stack. Gate piers also rusticated ashlar with heavy plinth and
cornice. The booth was built to control principal road and
pedestrian access to the dock, as part of the work undertaken
by G.F. Lyster, engineer.

Listing NGR: SJ3280889214

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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