THE RIVER VIEW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201600
Date first listed:
28-Mar-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
10-Aug-1992
Statutory Address:
3, 5 AND 7, BRIDGE STREET
Statutory Address:
THE RIVER VIEW, 16, CHESTER STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
3, 5 AND 7, BRIDGE STREET
Statutory Address:
THE RIVER VIEW, 16, CHESTER STREET

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

District:
Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 32770 89046

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 28/11/2014

SJ3289 789-1/9/44 BIRKENHEAD CHESTER STREET (North West side) No.16 The River View

(Formerly listed as Queen's Arms Public House)

28/03/74

GV II Includes: Nos.3, 5 AND 7 BRIDGE STREET. Public House and row of 3 houses. c1840. Stucco over brick with Welsh slate and concrete tiled roofs. 3 storeys, 7-window range to Bridge Street, 4-window range to Chester Street, with curved corner between the two elevations. Queens Head is stressed with full-height pilasters over rusticated stucco to ground floor. Recessed 4-panelled door with overlight in angle. Inserted window to right. Elevation to Chester Street has doorway flanked by canted bay window and 3-light pub window to right and 4-pane sash window to left. Further doorway at left-hand end. Spear head cast-iron railings to basement area of Public House only. Bridge Street elevation has paired doors with overlights in paired simply moulded architrave with paired shafts. Inserted canted bay window, and doorway in architrave with paired shafts to right. Upper windows are 12-pane sashes, alternate windows having moulded architraves with pediments, one a tripartite sash. 6-pane sashes to attic, some now missing. Moulded cornice and parapet. Axial stacks. These buildings formed part of a longer terrace now partly demolished.

Listing NGR: SJ3383984151

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
389147
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
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