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The Woodlands

A Grade II Listed Building in Birkenhead, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.3881 / 53°23'17"N

Longitude: -3.0234 / 3°1'24"W

OS Eastings: 332032

OS Northings: 388406

OS Grid: SJ320884

Mapcode National: GBR 7YB8.75

Mapcode Global: WH87D.J3HF

Entry Name: The Woodlands

Listing Date: 28 March 1974

Last Amended: 10 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201603

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389158

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


789-1/15/47 (West side)
28/03/74 No.10


Includes: No.72 THE WOODLANDS.
Pair of houses. Dated 1846. By Walter Scott. Ashlar-faced with
Welsh slate and concrete tiled roof. Asymmetrical grouping in
picturesque gothic style. No.72 The Woodlands is 2-storeyed
with main range of 2 units with central door, and projecting
gabled block to the left. 4-centred arched doorway with
stepped hood mould over flanked by mullioned windows of 3- and
2-lights on each side, with hood moulds over ground floor
windows. Trefoiled window over door, and crow-stepped gable
corbelled out above. Smaller square block to left has 2-light
mullioned windows with stepped hood moulds on each floor and
stack on side of gable. No.10 Clifton Road is at right angles
to this, and comprises 2 parallel gables: small central gable
over porch with stilted arched door and hood mould, similar
window over, and fretted bargeboards to gable. Wide left-hand
gable has canted bay window to ground floor with round arched
mullioned lights. Single storey castellated block to right of
porch abuts rear of No.72. To left short length of wall has
ogee-arched doorway with stepped coping over, and the date,
1846. The houses form part of the original development of
Clifton Park, laid out by Scott as a villa estate.

Listing NGR: SJ3203288406

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