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Numbers 16 and 17 with Gatepiers to Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Rock Ferry, Wirral

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3706 / 53°22'14"N

Longitude: -2.9985 / 2°59'54"W

OS Eastings: 333658

OS Northings: 386433

OS Grid: SJ336864

Mapcode National: GBR 7YHG.MG

Mapcode Global: WH87D.XJ9W

Entry Name: Numbers 16 and 17 with Gatepiers to Street

Listing Date: 13 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282516

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389319

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
789-1/12/259 (East side)
13/03/73 Nos.16 AND 17
with gatepiers to street

GV II

Pair of houses. c1836. Ashlar-faced with Welsh slate roof.
Neo-classical style, 2 storeys, each house a 3-window range
double-pile plan symmetrically-designed with outer hipped
gabled wings. Each house has central entrance in full-height
pyramidal roofed porch to angle formed by wing. 6-panelled
door in moulded stone architrave with narrow window over.
12-pane sashes flank this on each floor, the lower window to
the right in 16 cut by added lean-to verandah. Overhanging
eaves, end wall stacks. Rear elevation follows similar
configuration with outer hipped gabled wings with canted bays
to ground floor, and a balcony carried on cast-iron columns
and stone brackets with ornate wrought iron railings across
the central range. Paired gate piers to street front with
recessed panels and shallow pyramidal caps. The house forms
part of the original Rock Park development laid out in 1836 by
J.Bennison.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Hubbard E: Cheshire:
Harmondsworth: 1971-).


Listing NGR: SJ3365886433

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