FORT PERCH ROCK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1258164
Date first listed:
04-Jan-1977
Statutory Address:
FORT PERCH ROCK, MARINE PROMENADE, WALLASEY

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORT PERCH ROCK, MARINE PROMENADE, WALLASEY

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

District:
Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 30952 94477

Details

SJ 39 SW 1916/3/54

WALLASEY, New Brighton, MARINE PROMENADE (north side), Fort Perch Rock

4/1/77

G.V. II*

Fort, now museum. 1826-9 with later additions. By Captain J. Sykes Kitson R.E. Stone. Battered walls with roll mouldings and a parapet; round corner towers. Central gateway, approached by causeway on elliptical arches, has segmental-headed opening flanked by paired Doric demi- columns, entablature and parapet with scrolls to ends and cast iron relief of royal arms. 10 gun ports and 6 lateral stacks. Left tower has mid C20 2-storey concrete structure, that to right has tower structure supporting iron tank. Interior has main range to south with lean-to asphalt roof dated 1838; entrance has paired rusticated piers and entablature. Gun emplacements to north and west parapets and other gun emplcements, probably later behind those to north. Various blocks to north and west side, probably C20. Plaque records erection and cost. Built to defend the approach to Liverpool.



Listing NGR: SJ3095294477

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
444470
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.

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