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Telegraph Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Hoylake, Wirral

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3829 / 53°22'58"N

Longitude: -3.2279 / 3°13'40"W

OS Eastings: 318422

OS Northings: 388036

OS Grid: SJ184880

Mapcode National: GBR 5YWB.Z2

Mapcode Global: WH765.D74G

Entry Name: Telegraph Station

Listing Date: 20 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443647

Location: Wirral, CH48

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Hoylake and Meols

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Hoylake

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Hoylake St Hildeburgh

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 1888 HOYLAKE HILBRE ISLAND
(north west)

8/26 Telegraph
- Station

G.V. II


Telegraph Station. 1841. For Liverpool Dock Trustees.
Painted stone with slate roof. One storey with bowed north
end. Bowed end has small-paned glazing with 4 brass gimbals
for telescopes. East facade has timber platform and
elliptical-headed entrance. Hipped south end. Built as
part of a relay of 7 stations from Point Lynus to Liverpool
transmitting information on merchant ships sailing to
Liverpool.


Listing NGR: SJ1842288036

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

Description

SJ 1888 HOYLAKE HILBRE ISLAND
(north west)

8/26 Telegraph
- Station

G.V. II


Telegraph Station. 1841. For Liverpool Dock Trustees.
Painted stone with slate roof. One storey with bowed north
end. Bowed end has small-paned glazing with 4 brass gimbals
for telescopes. East facade has timber platform and
elliptical-headed entrance. Hipped south end. Built as
part of a relay of 7 stations from Point Lynus to Liverpool
transmitting information on merchant ships sailing to
Liverpool.


Listing NGR: SJ1842288036

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