NUMBERS 5 AND 6 WITH GATEPIERS TO FRONT GARDEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201760
Date first listed:
13-Mar-1973
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 5 AND 6 WITH GATEPIERS TO FRONT GARDEN, 5 6, ROCK PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 5 AND 6 WITH GATEPIERS TO FRONT GARDEN, 5 6, 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 33524 86630

Details

BIRKENHEAD

SJ3386 ROCK PARK, Rock Ferry 789-1/12/253 (East side) 13/03/73 Nos.5 AND 6 with gatepiers to front garden

GV II

Pair of houses. c1836. Coursed and squared rubble with Welsh slate roof. Picturesque gothick style, asymmetrically-planned. On street side, No.5 forms a single-storey, with 2 ranges with semi-circular bay carried on corbels in their angle. Gabled porch with 4-centred arch over plank door and earlier C20 gabled extension to right. 2 storeys to elevation facing Esplanade, symmetrically-planned of 3 bays with central narrow advanced gable over hallway. Paired part glazed doors in 4-centred arch way with hood mould over. Large canted bay window to left, the other windows all renewed in original openings with hood moulds. Corbelled eaves course. Coped gables and gable end stacks. No.6 comprises 2 parallel ranges with central entrance to street front in coped gabled porch with projecting stack to right and small mullioned windows to left. 3 gabled dormers above. Exaggerated kneelers to all gables. 3-storeyed 3-bay elevation to Esplanade with central advanced narrow gable stressed by octagonal pilasters. Paired part-glazed doors in 4-centred arch with hood mould over. 2-storey canted bay window to left with newer bay added in upper storey. 2-light mullioned windows in right hand bay with renewed oriel window to first floor. Paired octagonal gate piers to street elevation with stepped pyramidal caps. The houses form part of the original Rock Park development laid out by J. Bennison in 1836. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Hubbard E: Cheshire: Harmondsworth: 1971-).

Listing NGR: SJ3352486630

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
389313
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Hubbard, E, The Buildings of England: Cheshire, (1971)

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: 03 Mar 2007
Reference: IOE01/13862/16
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