NUMBERS 1 AND 2 WITH WALLING AND AREA RAILINGS, AND RAILINGS, WALL AND GATEPIERS TO FRONT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1201759

Date first listed: 13-Mar-1973

Statutory Address: NUMBERS 1 AND 2 WITH WALLING AND AREA RAILINGS, AND RAILINGS, WALL AND GATEPIERS TO FRONT, 1 2, ROCK PARK

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Location

Statutory Address: NUMBERS 1 AND 2 WITH WALLING AND AREA RAILINGS, AND RAILINGS, WALL AND GATEPIERS TO FRONT, 1 2, ROCK PARK

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

District: Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 33486 86676

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Details

BIRKENHEAD

SJ3386 ROCK PARK, Rock Ferry 789-1/12/251 (East side) 13/03/73 Nos.1 AND 2 with walling and area railings, and railings, wall and gatepiers to front

GV II

Pair of houses. c1836. Ashlar-faced with rusticated quoins and Welsh slate hipped roof. 2 storeys with basement. Symmetrically-planned, each with side entrance and double-pile 2-unit plan. Enriched classical style. Projecting single-storey porches each side with panelled doors and architrave with console brackets and parapet. Front: 4-window range (originally symmetrical). Lower windows are round arched sashes (renewed and replaced by bow window in No.2) in stressed architraves. Renewed spear head railings to basement. Upper windows are 8-pane sashes also renewed in shouldered architraves with key stone and entablature over. Stone carved frieze at eaves level, gable and axial stacks. River frontage to east enriched with decorative stone-work: 8-pane sash windows with segmental pediments carried on brackets are flanked by blind niches to suggest Venetian tripartite windows in upper storey. Tripartite sashes with key-blocks and stone balconies to first floor (replaced in No.2). Similar tripartite windows to ground floor. Gate piers on street elevation, square piers with moulded caps (one missing). The houses form part of the Rock Park development which was laid out in 1836-7 by Jonathan Bennison.

Listing NGR: SJ3348686676

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