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4 5, Cavendish Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Claughton, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.396 / 53°23'45"N

Longitude: -3.0437 / 3°2'37"W

OS Eastings: 330698

OS Northings: 389298

OS Grid: SJ306892

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y55.VC

Mapcode Global: WH876.6WWZ

Entry Name: 4 5, Cavendish Road

Listing Date: 10 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292245

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389142

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


789-1/7/38 (West side)
Nos.4 AND 5


Pair of houses. c1840-50. Probably by Walter Scott. Brick with
Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys and attic, each a 2-unit
double-depth plan symmetrically designed with paired central
gables and entrance halls in outer bays. Further recessed
outer gabled ranges to left. Segmentally arched doorways with
side lights in stone architrave with mullioned overlights, and
outer small stair windows. Principal rooms in gabled bays with
3-light mullioned windows with stone architraves and hood
moulds to ground and first floor, smaller attic windows at
apex. Recessed outer gables have 4-light mullioned and
transomed windows to ground floor room, paired 2-light windows
above. Diaper work in brick. Axial stacks with diagonal
shafts. The houses form part of the original development of
Birkenhead Park, laid out by Joseph Paxton between 1843 and

Listing NGR: SJ3069889298

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