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8 9, Rock Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Rock Ferry, Wirral

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3719 / 53°22'19"N

Longitude: -3.0001 / 3°0'0"W

OS Eastings: 333557

OS Northings: 386586

OS Grid: SJ335865

Mapcode National: GBR 7YHF.8Z

Mapcode Global: WH87D.WHKV

Entry Name: 8 9, Rock Park

Listing Date: 13 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282515

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389315

Location: Wirral, CH42

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Rock Ferry

Built-Up Area: Birkenhead

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Rock Ferry St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


BIRKENHEAD

SJ3386 ROCK PARK, Rock Ferry
789-1/12/255 (East side)
13/03/73 Nos.8 AND 9

GV II

Pair of houses. c1836. Stucco with Welsh slate hipped roof.
2-storeys with attic and basement. 6-window range, divided
into 2 apparently symmetrical units, each with double-pile
plan and central door. Internally, the plans interlock, each
house having 3 principal rooms on each floor. No.8 has two
rooms to rear and one to front and entrance hall to right, and
No.9 with central entrance hall, 2 front rooms and one to
rear. Neo-classical style. 2-panelled doors with overlights in
architraves with triglyph frieze and balustraded cornice.
16-pane sash windows to ground floor, one partly replaced with
casement. Upper windows are 12 and 8-pane sashes, and all
windows have moulded architraves an continuous sill bands.
Modillion eaves cornice, end and axial stacks. Recessed each
side are full-height service bays which incorporate stable and
coach house in the basement of No.9. Elevation to Esplanade
has canted bay windows flanking 8-pane sash windows. Gate
piers to No.9 on street front, squared posts with round-arched
panelled decoration and ribbed caps. The houses form part of
the original Rock Park development laid out by J.Bennison in
1836.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Hubbard E: Cheshire:
Harmondsworth: 1971-).


Listing NGR: SJ3355786586

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