This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Latitude: 53.3865 / 53°23'11"N
Longitude: -3.0539 / 3°3'13"W
OS Eastings: 330002
OS Northings: 388253
OS Grid: SJ300882
Mapcode National: GBR 7Y38.MR
Mapcode Global: WH87D.241P
Entry Name: 59, Shrewsbury Road
Listing Date: 28 March 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1282539
English Heritage Legacy ID: 389347
Location: Wirral, CH43
Electoral Ward/Division: Oxton
Built-Up Area: Birkenhead
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside
Church of England Parish: Oxton St Saviour
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ3088 SHREWSBURY ROAD, Oxton
789-1/10/228 (West side)
House. c1884. By George Smith of Chester. Brick with some mock
timbering and plain tiled roof. Elizabethan style. 2-storeyed,
3 principal bays with central entrance, and recessed service
wing to right. Central gabled bay of 3 storeys advanced with
panelled and part-glazed 4-centred arched door in porch with
timberwork carried on brick piers. 5-light mullioned and
transomed window spans the gable above. 4-light mullioned
window projecting on corbels in gable apex. Right-hand bay has
triple round-arched moulded brick mullions to ground floor and
timbered upper storey with casement window. Recessed range
beyond has metal framed casement inserted to ground floor, and
4-light round arched moulded brick mullioned window above.
Diaper work band below eaves. Crow stepped side gable.
Left-hand bay has triple ogee arched moulded brick mullioned
window with stained glass margin lights to ground floor, and
4-light mullioned window above. Return elevation a crow
stepped gable with 2-light moulded brick ogee mullioned window
to ground floor, 3-light windows above, but not aligning.
Moulded brick sill bands to each floor. Recessed beyond, large
single storey music room. Moulded brick axial stacks.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Hubbard E: Cheshire:
Listing NGR: SJ3000288253
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Other nearby listed buildings