GRAND ENTRANCE GATEWAY WITH NORTH AND SOUTH LODGES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1291891

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1950

Statutory Address: GRAND ENTRANCE GATEWAY WITH NORTH AND SOUTH LODGES, PARK ROAD NORTH

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Location

Statutory Address: GRAND ENTRANCE GATEWAY WITH NORTH AND SOUTH LODGES, PARK ROAD NORTH

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

District: Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 31390 89123

Summary

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History

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Details

BIRKENHEAD

SJ3189 PARK ROAD NORTH 789-1/8/114 (South West side) 29/07/50 Grand Entrance Gateway with north and south lodges

GV II*

Formerly known as: Conway Street Gates and Lodges BIRKENHEAD PARK. Gates and lodges to Birkenhead Park. Dated 1847. By L.Hornblower and J.Robertson for Sir Joseph Paxton. Ashlar. Massive triple archway with segmental arches articulated by order of full-height coupled Ionic columns which also continues across the flanking lodges. Attic over central gate with date. Cast-iron gates. Lodges adjoin to each side, with a single 12-pane sash window on each floor in NE elevation. Principal elevations of the 2 identical lodges face inwards towards the drive: 2 storeys, 3 bays divided by pilasters, with central 4-panelled door in architrave raised up steps, and 12-pane sash windows. Balustraded parapet. Spear head railings in front of each. Curved flanking wall each side on NE elevation.

Listing NGR: SJ3139089123

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 389273

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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