THE GABLES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201735
Date first listed:
28-Mar-1974
Statutory Address:
THE GABLES, 12, SLATEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE GABLES, 12, SLATEY ROAD

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

District:
Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 30774 88430

Details

BIRKENHEAD

SJ3088 SLATEY ROAD, Claughton 789-1/10/204 (West side) 28/03/74 No.12 The Gables

GV II

House. 1865. By Walter Scott for himself. Red brick with blue and yellow brick dressings, and Welsh Slate roof with bands of dog-tooth coursing. Gothic style. 3 storeys, 2-bay elevation to Slatey Road with entrance to left and advanced gable to right. Paired part-glazed panelled doors up steps in porch with parapet and yellow and blue brick voussoirs to segmental arch with stone kneelers and key block. Shafts with foliate capitals. 2-pane sash windows on upper floors have similar brick and stone heads. Main rooms face Grosvenor Road elevation. 3 gables, the central advanced with canted bay to ground floor, and tripartite window with pediment over central light in right hand bay. Stone bands between storeys. Upper windows are 4-pane sashes with arched brick heads with stone kneelers and keyblocks. Ornate bargeboards with fretwork and pendant carried on stone corbels to central gable. Stepped lancet stair window on rear wall with stained glass panels. End wall stacks. Entrance gate in brick wall with stepped stone copings, and ogee arch with Scott's monogram, date and house name over.

Listing NGR: SJ3077488430

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
389351
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: 04 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/10123/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brendan Oxlade. Source Historic England Archive
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