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Latitude: 53.3953 / 53°23'43"N
Longitude: -3.0534 / 3°3'12"W
OS Eastings: 330046
OS Northings: 389236
OS Grid: SJ300892
Mapcode National: GBR 7Y35.QL
Mapcode Global: WH876.2X7G
Plus Code: 9C5R9WWW+4J
Entry Name: Castellated Lodge
Listing Date: 28 March 1974
Last Amended: 10 August 1992
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1282510
English Heritage Legacy ID: 389292
Location: Wirral, Merseyside, CH43
Electoral Ward/Division: Claughton
Built-Up Area: Birkenhead
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside
Church of England Parish: Birkenhead St James
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ3089 PARK ROAD WEST
789-1/7/135 (North East side)
(Formerly Listed as:
Entrance gateway consisting of
Castellated Lodge and 5 gatepiers)
Lodge to Birkenhead Park. c1843-47. By Lewis Hornblower and
John Robertson under the direction of Sir Joseph Paxton.
Coursed and squared rubble with leaded roof. 2 storeys,
asymmetrical plan comprised of a series of towers. Main tower
advanced to left, with single storey flat roofed porch in
angle, and 3-light mullioned and transomed window on each
floor. Angle buttresses and embattled projecting parapet.
Similar tower recessed to right, and octagonal tower to rear.
Forms part of the original development of Birkenhead Park.
Listing NGR: SJ3004689236
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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