GOTHIC LODGE, GATE PIERS AND RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201752
Date first listed:
28-Mar-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
10-Aug-1992
Statutory Address:
GOTHIC LODGE, GATE PIERS AND RAILINGS, PARK ROAD SOUTH

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Location

Statutory Address:
GOTHIC LODGE, GATE PIERS AND RAILINGS, PARK ROAD SOUTH

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

District:
Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 31195 88670

Details

BIRKENHEAD

SJ3188 PARK ROAD SOUTH 789-1/11/133 (North side) 28/03/74 Gothic Lodge, gate piers and railings (Formerly Listed as: BIRKENHEAD PARK Entrance gateway consisting of Gothic Lodge, and 5 gatepiers)

GV II

Lodge to Birkenhead Park. c1843-47. By Lewis Hornblower and John Robertson for Sir Joseph Paxton. Coursed and squared sandstone with Welsh slate roof. Gothic style, 2 storeys with main range facing street, and 2 wings forming an L-plan range behind. Central entrance to symmetrical 3-window main range with 2-centred arched doorway in gabled porch, flanked by stone mullioned windows in ashlar dressed architraves, and 3 gabled dormer windows above. Canted bay on right-hand gable wall, with parapet, and added canted bay to left gable. Rear octagonal clustered stacks. Gate piers and railings to garden, stone gate piers with incised panels and shallow pyramidal caps. Cast-iron railings with spear head principal posts at intervals, with scrolled braces. Forms part of the original development of Birkenhead Park.

Listing NGR: SJ3119588670

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
389290
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 28 Merseyside,

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: 26 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/13862/08
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