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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.

Name: ST ANSELM'S JUNIOR SCHOOL (REDCOURT)

List entry Number: 1201567

Location

ST ANSELM'S JUNIOR SCHOOL (REDCOURT), 7, DEVONSHIRE PLACE

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

County District District Type Parish
WirralMetropolitan AuthorityNon Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Mar-1974

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 389174

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History

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Details

BIRKENHEAD

SJ3088 DEVONSHIRE PLACE, Claughton 789-1/10/188 (South side) 28/03/74 No.7 St Anselm's Junior School (Redcourt)

GV II

House, now in use as school. 1876-9. Edmund Kirby for George Rae. Red brick with red sandstone dressings and plain tiled roof. Simplified Tudor style, with expressive asymmetrical planning. 3 storeys. Entrance front of 3 bays with moulded brick arched doorway to the right. Central advanced gabled bay with mullioned and transomed windows. Mullioned and transomed windows in left-hand bay with hipped dormer window over. To the right of the doorway, stack slightly corbelled out, with inscription stone set in: "Redcourt built in the years 1876-9 by George Rae. God's Providence mine inheritance." Right-hand return elevation has central stack and advanced gable to right, with 6-light mullioned and transomed windows to ground and 1st floor, 5-light mullioned window to attic. 4-light mullioned and transomed windows in left-hand bay, and narrow lights within the chimney to ground and 1st floor. Rear elevation with full-height canted bay to right, and asymmetrical gable to left. Paired 3-light mullioned windows in central section to 1st floor, 4-light mullioned window with transom to ground floor, and 4-light mullioned window to attic. Lower service wing to right. Subtle brick detailing throughout, with simply moulded string courses, and eaves stressed by deep bands of slightly stepped brickwork. Gable and axial stacks have star-shaped or octagonal shafts.

Listing NGR: SJ3043988308

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National Grid Reference: SJ3043988308

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