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23-31, BRIDGE STREET

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.

Name: 23-31, BRIDGE STREET

List entry Number: 1201597

Location

23-31, BRIDGE STREET

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

County:

District: Wirral

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Mar-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Aug-1992

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 389136

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History

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Details

BIRKENHEAD

SJ3289 BRIDGE STREET 789-1/9/32 (South West side) 28/03/74 Nos.23-31 (Odd) (Formerly Listed as: BRIDGE STREET Nos.23-31 (Odd) & No.2 Albion Street)

GV II

Includes: No.2 ALBION STREET. Includes: Nos.3-9 HAMILTON STREET. Terrace of 8 shops and dwellings. Mid C19. Ashlar-faced with Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys, 6-window range to Hamilton Street, curved angle then return elevation a 10-window range to Bridge Street. Rounded corners each end of Bridge Street elevation, with angles and 2 flanking bays each side stressed with full-height pilasters over ground floor, and pediments to first floor windows. Late C19 shop fronts in Bridge Street elevation, symmetrically planned with paired segmentally-arched doors in central section, the rest with plain outer doors and 3-light windows most now boarded over. Pilasters define and articulate the shop fronts throughout. Plain fascia with moulded head over. Similar shop fronts with wide outer doors to Hamilton Street elevation. 12-pane sash windows (9-panes to attic storey) above in moulded architraves with entablatures. Continuous sill bands. Moulded cornice and parapet above. Corner and 2 adjacent bays on Hamilton Street elevation emphasised with full height pilasters above the ground floor. Short return elevation to Albion Street of 2 bays with pedimented windows to first floor articulated by full height pilasters. Moulded segmentally-arched door and 3-light shop window. Lower 2-storey block beyond with 2 blocked windows to ground floor, and two 12-pane sash windows above. Plain parapet eaves. No. 9 Hamilton Street is a separate build. 3 storeys, 4-window range. Inserted shop front with continuous moulding over fascia, possibly surviving from an earlier front. 12-pane sash windows in moulded architraves with entablatures over first floor windows. Gable and axial stacks throughout.

Listing NGR: SJ3269789107

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National Grid Reference: SJ 32697 89107

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