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Italian Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Claughton, Wirral

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3906 / 53°23'26"N

Longitude: -3.0437 / 3°2'37"W

OS Eastings: 330683

OS Northings: 388700

OS Grid: SJ306887

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y57.T9

Mapcode Global: WH87D.61VJ

Entry Name: Italian Lodge

Listing Date: 28 March 1974

Last Amended: 10 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291838

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389284

Location: Wirral, CH43

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


BIRKENHEAD

SJ3088 PARK ROAD SOUTH
789-1/10/125 (North side)
28/03/74 No.88
Italian Lodge
(Formerly Listed as:
BIRKENHEAD PARK
Entrance gateway consisting of
Italian Lodge, and 5 gatepiers)

GV II

Lodge to Birkenhead Park. c1843-47. Lewis Hornblower amd John
Robertson for Sir Joseph Paxton. Ashlar faced with Welsh slate
roof. Italianate style. Two-storeyed, the plan comprises tower
linked to a rear block by a single bay. Round arched entrance
door in side of tower, and large projecting bay to front with
high parapet. One 12-pane sash window with entablature over in
each face above, and open arcaded upper stage and projecting
eaves cornice. Squared bay in rear range and paired round
headed sash windows above. Smaller service block to rear. The
lodge forms part of the original development of Birkenhead
Park but is now derelict.


Listing NGR: SJ3068388700

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

Description


BIRKENHEAD

SJ3088 PARK ROAD SOUTH
789-1/10/125 (North side)
28/03/74 No.88
Italian Lodge
(Formerly Listed as:
BIRKENHEAD PARK
Entrance gateway consisting of
Italian Lodge, and 5 gatepiers)

GV II

Lodge to Birkenhead Park. c1843-47. Lewis Hornblower amd John
Robertson for Sir Joseph Paxton. Ashlar faced with Welsh slate
roof. Italianate style. Two-storeyed, the plan comprises tower
linked to a rear block by a single bay. Round arched entrance
door in side of tower, and large projecting bay to front with
high parapet. One 12-pane sash window with entablature over in
each face above, and open arcaded upper stage and projecting
eaves cornice. Squared bay in rear range and paired round
headed sash windows above. Smaller service block to rear. The
lodge forms part of the original development of Birkenhead
Park but is now derelict.


Listing NGR: SJ3068388700

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