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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1201550



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Wirral

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Mar-1974

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 389235

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/07/2014

SJ2890 789-1/6/173

BIRKENHEAD, Bidston BIDSTON VILLAGE ROAD (East side), Clover Almshouses

(Formerly listed as Glover Almshouses, HOYLAKE ROAD) 28/03/74


Pair of almshouses. Dated 1901. By Woolfall and Eccles. Coursed and squared stonework with stone flagged half hipped roof. Single-storeyed, each a double-pile 2-unit plan with outer doorway in slight recess. Late C20 doors but original moulded architraves. 3-light mullioned window in blind arched recess, then advanced central bay with segmental gable. Paired 3-light mullioned windows divided by pilaster, and with continuous stepped hoodmould over. Short pilaster carries low-relief coat of arms in niche above. End wall and axial stacks with diagonal flues. Inscription in central gable records "Erected to the Memory of George Robert Clover by Emily Clover his widow A.D. 1901". (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Hubbard E: Cheshire: Harmondsworth: 1971-).

Listing NGR: SJ2827290279

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Hubbard, E, The Buildings of England: Cheshire, (1971)

National Grid Reference: SJ 28272 90279


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