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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: FORT PERCH ROCK

List entry Number: 1258164

Location

FORT PERCH ROCK, MARINE PROMENADE, WALLASEY

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

County District District Type Parish
WirralMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Jan-1977

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 444470

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SJ 30952 94477

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