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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1258114



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


District: Wirral

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-May-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 20-Jan-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 443664

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 19/01/2015

SJ 29 SE 2/42


CHURCH HILL (north side), Wallasey, Old Rectory

(Formerly listed as Wallasey Rectory)



House. 1632 built by Dr Snell, with C20 extension to the rear. Stone, the C20 part roughcast. Roof missing at time of resurvey in late 1980s, but was replaced at a later date. 2 storeys with attic, 2 bays. Ground floor has 3-light ovolo-mullioned windows. 1st floor has 3-light hollow-chamfered-mullioned windows with label moulds. 2nd bay has gabled 2-light hollow-chamfered dormer. Central entrance has recessed cambered head. Left return has basement and 2 drip moulds; 3-light window to ground floor, 1st floor and attic. Right return has 2-light ground floor window with lintel of original window on edge. Interior gutted. 1st floor has 2 fireplaces with Tudor heads, that to left inscribed "1685/DOMINUM/GEORG:SNELL/FIERI:FECIT". 2 stacks to rear, between original house and C20 extension.

Listing NGR: SJ2928992966

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ashby Pritt, WC, 'An account of Wallasey, based on that of Mr. Henry Robinson, Schoolmaster there, 1720; with Notes on the Parish, and Extracts from the Registers' in Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, , Vol. 43, (1893), 1-62

National Grid Reference: SJ 29577 92098


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