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Gate Piers, Gates and Railings to Birkenhead Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Claughton, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.3944 / 53°23'39"N

Longitude: -3.0447 / 3°2'40"W

OS Eastings: 330629

OS Northings: 389123

OS Grid: SJ306891

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y55.MY

Mapcode Global: WH876.6YF5

Entry Name: Gate Piers, Gates and Railings to Birkenhead Park

Listing Date: 10 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201587

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389117

Location: Wirral, CH41

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Claughton

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


789-1/7/21 (West side)
Gate piers, gates and railings to
Birkenhead Park


Gate piers, gates and railings to Birkenhead Park. c1843-47.
Two ashlar gate piers with incised panels and shallow
pyramidal copings. Plain Cast-iron gates. Cast-iron spear-head
railings mounted on low stone base wall, with scrolled braces
to intermediate rails. Part of the original development of the
park, laid out by Joseph Paxton between 1844 and 1847. The
gates are the only original gates to survive, and are embossed
with the name of the founder, Coltam and Hallen, London.

Listing NGR: SJ3062989123

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

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