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Numbers 2-14 and Front Garden Walls and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Crosby, Sefton

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Latitude: 53.4811 / 53°28'52"N

Longitude: -3.0372 / 3°2'13"W

OS Eastings: 331267

OS Northings: 398769

OS Grid: SJ312987

Mapcode National: GBR 7X75.8T

Mapcode Global: WH86T.9RZN

Plus Code: 9C5RFXJ7+F4

Entry Name: Numbers 2-14 and Front Garden Walls and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 26 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257370

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463946

Location: Sefton, L22

County: Sefton

Electoral Ward/Division: Blundellsands

Built-Up Area: Crosby

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Blundellsands St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


778-1/3/105 (East side)
26/03/73 Nos.2-14 (Even)
and front garden walls and gate


Terrace of 7 small houses, with associated front garden walls
and gate piers. Dated 1823 on rainwater head at No.12;
altered. Handmade red brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone
dressings, wooden bays and porches, slate roof. Double-depth
plan, each house single-fronted; with various back extensions.
EXTERIOR: 2 low storeys, a 14-window range (2 windows each);
with a plain frieze and moulded gutter cornice. Doorways to
the left (except No.14 which is coupled with No.12), all
square-headed with part-glazed panelled doors which have two
2-centred arched lights with Y-tracery, those at Nos 2 to 10
protected by small wooden trellis porches (differing) with
swept hipped roofs but those at Nos 12 and 14 now in recessed
porches formed by forward extension of the ground floor.
Except for Nos 12 and 14, each has a large wooden 5-sided
canted bay window at ground floor, that at No.10 with original
French windows which have Tudor-arched glazing with margin
panes but now lacks the cornice, that at No.8 with the
original dentilled frieze and moulded cornice but altered
French windows with glazing bars; all the others lack the
cornices and have variously altered glazing with glazing bars,
mostly C20 except that at No.2 which has C19 sashes (24 and 18
panes). In the forward extension at ground floor Nos 12 and 14
have canted bays with altered glazing (uPVC at No.12). At 1st
floor each house has a pair of small rectangular 2-light
windows with raised stone surrounds and 2-centred arched
lights with Y-tracery, those at No.10 sashed but all the
others now casements. Moulded rainwater head at No.12 with
raised lettering "1823". Ridge chimneys. Rear: mostly altered,
but some have hornless sashes.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
Small front gardens enclosed by brick walls approx. 1 metre
high with moulded stone coping, each house with a pair of
monolith gate piers which have 2-centred arched tops.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the painter JMW Turner lived in one of these
houses when painting in the district.

Listing NGR: SJ3126798769

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

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