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Port Sunlight Heritage Centre

Hob Uid: 1048045
Location :
Wirral
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : SJ3364084030
Summary : Factory girls' hostel designed by Maxwell and Tuke for William Hesketh Lever in 1896. It is brick and timber framed building. The building was not used as a hostel for very long, by 1903 it was used as the Lever Free Library. A bank was also using the building from 1919. The building was converted into bank and heritage centre between 1980 and 1994.
More information : Factory girls' hostel designed by Maxwell and Tuke for William Hesketh Lever in 1896. It is brick and timber framed building.
The building was not used as a hostel for very long, by 1903 it was used as the Lever Free Library. A bank was also using the building from 1919. The building was converted into bank and heritage centre between 1980 and 1994.

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Source Number : 1
Source : A Guide to Port Sunlight Village
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Source Number : 2
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : Wirral District, 02-Dec-1986
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Vol(s) : 1755

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Built in 1896
Monument End Date : 1896
Monument Start Date : 1896
Monument Type : Workers Hostel
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : From 1903
Monument End Date : 1903
Monument Start Date : 1903
Monument Type : Library
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : From 1919
Monument End Date : 1919
Monument Start Date : 1919
Monument Type : Bank (Financial)
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Altered 1980-94
Monument End Date : 1994
Monument Start Date : 1980
Monument Type : Information Centre, Bank (Financial)
Evidence : Extant Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : NBR Index Number
External Cross Reference Number : 93292
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 215445
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SJ 38 SW 114
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, UNKNOWN
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
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