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Gateway to Former Liscard Battery

A Grade II Listed Building in New Brighton, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.4324 / 53°25'56"N

Longitude: -3.0343 / 3°2'3"W

OS Eastings: 331379

OS Northings: 393340

OS Grid: SJ313933

Mapcode National: GBR 7X7R.W9

Mapcode Global: WH870.CZBK

Entry Name: Gateway to Former Liscard Battery

Listing Date: 20 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1273516

English Heritage Legacy ID: 444467

Location: Wirral, CH45

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: New Brighton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Wallasey

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

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Listing Text

(east side)

3/51 Gateway to
former Liscard
- Battery

- II

Gateway. Dated 1858. Rock-faced stone with ashlar
dressings. Entrance archway with 4-centred head and
continuous double-chamfered mouldings has datestone above.
Top corbelled embattled parapet. Flanking octagonal towers
have slots and cornices with embattled parapets. Formed
entrance to Liscard battery, built to defend the approaches
to Liverpool on the site of powder magazines.

Listing NGR: SJ3137993340

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

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