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Gothic Lodge, Gate Piers and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Claughton, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.3904 / 53°23'25"N

Longitude: -3.036 / 3°2'9"W

OS Eastings: 331195

OS Northings: 388670

OS Grid: SJ311886

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y77.HC

Mapcode Global: WH87D.B1HP

Entry Name: Gothic Lodge, Gate Piers and Railings

Listing Date: 28 March 1974

Last Amended: 10 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201752

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389290

Location: Wirral, CH43

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


789-1/11/133 (North side)
28/03/74 Gothic Lodge, gate piers and
(Formerly Listed as:
Entrance gateway consisting of
Gothic Lodge, and 5 gatepiers)


Lodge to Birkenhead Park. c1843-47. By Lewis Hornblower and
John Robertson for Sir Joseph Paxton. Coursed and squared
sandstone with Welsh slate roof. Gothic style, 2 storeys with
main range facing street, and 2 wings forming an L-plan range
behind. Central entrance to symmetrical 3-window main range
with 2-centred arched doorway in gabled porch, flanked by
stone mullioned windows in ashlar dressed architraves, and 3
gabled dormer windows above. Canted bay on right-hand gable
wall, with parapet, and added canted bay to left gable. Rear
octagonal clustered stacks. Gate piers and railings to garden,
stone gate piers with incised panels and shallow pyramidal
caps. Cast-iron railings with spear head principal posts at
intervals, with scrolled braces. Forms part of the original
development of Birkenhead Park.

Listing NGR: SJ3119588670

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

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