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1, Cavendish Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Birkenhead, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.3953 / 53°23'43"N

Longitude: -3.0431 / 3°2'35"W

OS Eastings: 330736

OS Northings: 389226

OS Grid: SJ307892

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y55.ZL

Mapcode Global: WH876.7X5G

Plus Code: 9C5R9XW4+4Q

Entry Name: 1, Cavendish Road

Listing Date: 28 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282585

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389140

Location: Wirral, CH41

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Claughton

Built-Up Area: Birkenhead

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Birkenhead Christ the King

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


789-1/7/36 (West side)
28/03/74 No.1


House, built as Lodge to Birkenhead Park. By Lewis Hornblower
and John Robertson. 1843-7. Snecked rubble with Welsh slate
roof. Picturesque Tudor style. 2 storeys, L-plan with gable to
left and doorway in projecting gabled porch. Square projecting
3-light mullioned window in gable with parapet over, and
2-light window above. Small dormer window over the doorway,
and chimney stack with cylindrical and diagonal flues
corbelled out alongside. Additional similar stack on side wall
of gabled wing. The lodge forms part of the original
development of Birkenhead Park, laid out by Joseph Paxton
between 1843 and 1847.

Listing NGR: SJ3073689226

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

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