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42, Clifton Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Birkenhead, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.3862 / 53°23'10"N

Longitude: -3.0251 / 3°1'30"W

OS Eastings: 331919

OS Northings: 388193

OS Grid: SJ319881

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y98.WW

Mapcode Global: WH87D.H4QX

Entry Name: 42, Clifton Road

Listing Date: 28 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389168

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: Tranmere St Catherine

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


789-1/11/57 (West side)
28/03/74 No.42


House. c1840-50. By Walter Scott. Ashlar-faced with Welsh
slate roof. Single-storeyed, but full basement storey to rear
of sloping site, asymmetrically planned in gothic style.
Elevation to Hollybank Road has advanced gabled wing to the
left with traceried Perpendicular style window with ogival
hoodmould, and quatrefoil lancet on inner face. Quatrefoil
panels in gable bargeboards. Stressed gable over doorway to
right: paired panelled arched doors up steps with octagonal
piers and fretted stone parapet. Elevation to Clifton Street
has gable to left with shallow canted bay window with
trefoiled lancets and hipped roof. Axial and side wall stacks,
enriched with reeded flues, barley sugar swags and heavy
octagonal caps. The house forms part of the original
development of Clifton Park, laid out by Scott as a villa

Listing NGR: SJ3191988193

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