53 55, THE WOODLANDS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201738
Date first listed:
28-Mar-1974
Statutory Address:
53 55, THE WOODLANDS

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Ordnance survey map of 53 55, THE WOODLANDS
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Location

Statutory Address:
53 55, THE WOODLANDS

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

District:
Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 31871 88445

Details

BIRKENHEAD

SJ3188 THE WOODLANDS 789-1/11/150 (North side) 28/03/74 Nos.53 AND 55

GV II

Pair of houses. c1840. Possibly by Walter Scott. Ashlar-faced with Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, each unit a 3-bay plan with end entrance. Projecting single-storey porch each end with door in stressed architrave up steps. Rusticated ground floor with 15-pane pivotal windows replacing sashes in original openings with stressed voussoirs. Similar 9-pane windows above, in stressed architraves with aprons and pediment over central window. Continuous sill band. Moulded eaves cornice, overhanging eaves and axial stacks. Forms part of the original Clifton Park development, laid out by Scott from the early 1840's.

Listing NGR: SJ3187188445

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
389361
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: 25 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08848/01
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