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Statutory Address:

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

Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SJ 28296 90220


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/07/2014

SJ2890 789-1/6/168

BIRKENHEAD Bidston Village Road (South side) Bidston Church Farmhouse

(Formerly listed under HOYLAKE ROAD)


GV II Farmhouse. Original building probably early C16, but main structure substantially early C17, though built in several phases. Coursed and squared stone with heavy slate roof. 3 storeys, 3-unit plan, with irregular internal layout and little consistency of level.Original build now forms rear wing. Main range with very irregular fenestration is C17, built in two phases, the earlier section comprising the 2 right-hand bays. Blocked doorway towards the right, with chamfered archway. 4-light mullioned window with hood mould alongside it. Two 3-light mullioned windows with hood moulds above on different levels, and mullioned windows of 2- and 3-lights in attic storey with a continuous hood mould. Axial stack and coped gable. Left hand section has doorway to right in coped gabled porch with 3-light mullioned window with hood mould to left. 2- and 3-light mullioned windows above beneath continuous hood mould. Single 2-light window to attic storey. Plain chamfered mullions throughout, and hollow chamfers to hood moulds. Rear elevation stuccoed with some exposed brickwork. Parallel wing projecting to right added in C19. Lower left hand wing possibly forms part of earliest building on site. Coursed and squared rubble over cruck frame with slate roof. Wide doorway in gable end partially filled in, with inserted window over, and mullioned windows in west elevation. Cruck frame visible internally with 2 collars and 2 purlins.

Listing NGR: SJ2829690220


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

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Date: 09 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/06038/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gary Lilliott. Source Historic England Archive
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