SONNY'S ON THE SQUARE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201623
Date first listed:
28-Mar-1974
Statutory Address:
SONNY'S ON THE SQUARE, 23 AND 25, ARGYLE STREET, BIRKENHEAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
SONNY'S ON THE SQUARE, 23 AND 25, ARGYLE STREET, BIRKENHEAD

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

District:
Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 32443 88936

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/12/2014

SJ3288NW 789-1/13/4

BIRKENHEAD ARGYLE STREET (South East side) Nos.23 and 25 Sonny's on the Square

(Formerly listed as The Letters Public House) 28/03/74

GV II Public House, originally 2 houses. c1840. Ashlar-faced over brick with Welsh Slate roof. 4 storeys, 6-window range formerly comprising 2 dwellings each a single room with 3 windows to upper storeys. Late C19 pub front to ground floor with 3 wide segmentally arched windows with stained and etched glass divided by round arched doors with stained glass fanlights over. Rusticated ground floor with cornice over, then 12-pane sash windows (some renewed in original openings) with entablatures over first floor windows. Sill band to second storey and cornice below attic storey. Brick axial stacks. Forms part of the original development associated with Hamilton Square and planned by James Gillespie Graham.

Listing NGR: SJ3244388936

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
389097
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: 19 Dec 2004
Reference: IOE01/12977/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Andy Hibbert. Source Historic England Archive
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