VENTILATION STATION OF THE MERSEY ROAD TUNNEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1201734

Date first listed: 10-Oct-1980

Statutory Address: VENTILATION STATION OF THE MERSEY ROAD TUNNEL, SIDNEY STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: VENTILATION STATION OF THE MERSEY ROAD TUNNEL, SIDNEY STREET

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

District: Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 32500 89232

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History

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Details

SJ3289 789-1/9/147 BIRKENHEAD SIDNEY STREET (North side) Ventilation Station of the Mersey Road Tunnel 10/10/80

GV II Ventilation Station to the Mersey Road Tunnel. 1925-1934. By Sir Basil Mott and J.A. Brodie, as engineers and Herbert J.Rowse, architect. Brick faced, steel framed construction. Massive twin towers, largely blind but with double doors in south elevation divided by 3 blind lancet slits. Doors have chevron bands, and architraves formed of brick in rippled courses, with central wing motifs. Ribbed brick quoins to towers, blind lancets and geometrical ribbed decoration towards the top. Built to house fans as part of the ventilation system for the road tunnel.

Listing NGR: SJ3250289231

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 389349

Legacy System: LBS

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