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8, Lowwood Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Birkenhead, Wirral

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3874 / 53°23'14"N

Longitude: -3.0251 / 3°1'30"W

OS Eastings: 331920

OS Northings: 388326

OS Grid: SJ319883

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y98.WF

Mapcode Global: WH87D.H4Q0

Entry Name: 8, Lowwood Road

Listing Date: 21 July 1987

Last Amended: 10 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282604

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389245

Location: Wirral, CH41

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Birkenhead and Tranmere

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


BIRKENHEAD

SJ3188 LOWWOOD ROAD
789-1/11/97 (North side)
21/07/87 No.8
(Formerly Listed as:
LOWWOOD ROAD
(North side)
No.8
Laurel Villa)

GV II

House. c1840. Probably by Walter Scott. Lined out stucco with
concrete tiled roof. 2 storeys, L-plan with advanced
full-height gabled porch in the angle. Crow-stepped gable to
porch with Tudor arched doorway with hood mould continuous
over flanking lancet lights. 2-light mullioned window above
with hood mould. Stone shield and finial at gable apex, said
to be the crest of Lord Baden Powell. Projecting gabled wing
to left has full-height canted bay window with sashes divided
by mullions to first floor, the larger lower sash window
inserted in the later C19. Coping to gable above. Coped gabled
range to right has full height squared bay with 2- and 4-light
mullioned windows. Side and rear wall stacks. Interior said to
contain open string stair with stick balustrade and moulded
newels, and sky-light above stair with painted glass panel
depicting rural scene of cows by river. The house forms part
of the original Clifton park development, laid out by Scott
during the 1840's.


Listing NGR: SJ3192088326

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

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