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Landour

A Grade II Listed Building in Oxton, Wirral

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3882 / 53°23'17"N

Longitude: -3.0463 / 3°2'46"W

OS Eastings: 330510

OS Northings: 388439

OS Grid: SJ305884

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y58.84

Mapcode Global: WH87D.53NC

Entry Name: Landour

Listing Date: 10 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282607

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389270

Location: Wirral, CH43

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Oxton

Built-Up Area: Birkenhead

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Birkenhead Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


BIRKENHEAD

SJ3088 PALM GROVE, Claughton
789-1/10/202 (West side)
Landour

II

House. Dated 1850. Probably by Walter Scott. Yellow brick with
some stone dressings and Welsh slate roof, laid diagonally. 2
storeys with attics. "Jacobethan" style. Square in plan.
Elevation to Palm Grove of 3 bays, with outer Dutch gables,
the right hand gable advanced. Central entrance with
elaborately panelled door and star-traceried overlight in
round arched architrave with banded shafts. Paired 2-pane
sashes with strapwork cornice in left hand bay, the right-hand
gable which forms the side elevation of the main range to
Grosvenor Place blank but with stacks corbelled out at apex.
Elevation to Grosvenor Place has 2 gabled bays, each with
squared bay window to ground floor with 3 and 4 mullioned and
transomed lights. Pilasters and cornice of bays ornamented
with low-relief strapwork. Mullioned and transomed Venetian
windows to first floor, with stressed hood mould and keyblock.
Small round-arched sash window in pedimented case in narrow
central bay between the gables. Strapwork parapet at eaves
level running between Dutch coped gables.


Listing NGR: SJ3051088439

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