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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1282607
English Heritage Legacy ID: 389270
Location: Wirral, CH43
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
SJ3088 PALM GROVE, Claughton
789-1/10/202 (West side)
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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