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17-23 Corniche Road

Gazetteer No. G0063

Date 1897

Address Port Sunlight, Cheshire L62 5HA England


Terrace of 4 houses. 1899. By Sir Edwin Lutyens. Brick roughcast central bays on brick base, tile-hung 1st floors to end bays, tile roofs. 2 storeys 4 bays, central bays recessed under gables, end bay has hipped gable, 2 projecting porch blocks with hipped roofs connected to main roof by narrow strips. Windows have small-paned casements most of 3 lights. 1st bay ground floor window taken round angle. 1st floor has Venetian windows to central bays, and 3-light window to end bay. Porch blocks have canted angles with 4-panel doors and flanking small lights. Cross-axial stack, left return gable-end stack and right return lateral stack. Rear similar, plaster 1st floor, privies. (Historic England, list entry 1075466) From here another diversion may be made e to Corniche Road to see Nos. 17–23, 1897, by Lutyens. These are perhaps over-complicated, with two rendered gables in the centre with first-floor Venetian windows. On either side the main roofs descend and widen out as porch roofs. Tile-hung end blocks, different from each other. Doors placed diagonally at the corners of the porches. (Hartwell et al, 2011, p.540)


Historic England.17-23, CORNICHE ROAD. [Online] Available from:

Hartwell C, Hyde M, Pevsner N (2011) Cheshire. The Buildings of England. New Haven: Yale University Press.

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W. H. Lever, Viscount Leverhulme