23-31, BRIDGE STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201597
Date first listed:
28-Mar-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
10-Aug-1992
Statutory Address:
23-31, BRIDGE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
23-31, BRIDGE STREET

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

District:
Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 32697 89107

Details

BIRKENHEAD

SJ3289 BRIDGE STREET 789-1/9/32 (South West side) 28/03/74 Nos.23-31 (Odd) (Formerly Listed as: BRIDGE STREET Nos.23-31 (Odd) & No.2 Albion Street)

GV II

Includes: No.2 ALBION STREET. Includes: Nos.3-9 HAMILTON STREET. Terrace of 8 shops and dwellings. Mid C19. Ashlar-faced with Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys, 6-window range to Hamilton Street, curved angle then return elevation a 10-window range to Bridge Street. Rounded corners each end of Bridge Street elevation, with angles and 2 flanking bays each side stressed with full-height pilasters over ground floor, and pediments to first floor windows. Late C19 shop fronts in Bridge Street elevation, symmetrically planned with paired segmentally-arched doors in central section, the rest with plain outer doors and 3-light windows most now boarded over. Pilasters define and articulate the shop fronts throughout. Plain fascia with moulded head over. Similar shop fronts with wide outer doors to Hamilton Street elevation. 12-pane sash windows (9-panes to attic storey) above in moulded architraves with entablatures. Continuous sill bands. Moulded cornice and parapet above. Corner and 2 adjacent bays on Hamilton Street elevation emphasised with full height pilasters above the ground floor. Short return elevation to Albion Street of 2 bays with pedimented windows to first floor articulated by full height pilasters. Moulded segmentally-arched door and 3-light shop window. Lower 2-storey block beyond with 2 blocked windows to ground floor, and two 12-pane sash windows above. Plain parapet eaves. No. 9 Hamilton Street is a separate build. 3 storeys, 4-window range. Inserted shop front with continuous moulding over fascia, possibly surviving from an earlier front. 12-pane sash windows in moulded architraves with entablatures over first floor windows. Gable and axial stacks throughout.

Listing NGR: SJ3269789107

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
389136
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 08 Aug 2005
Reference: IOE01/12601/15
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