Built 1903 for Joseph Turner, chief chemist and chairman of Read Holliday and Sons, Limited.
BIRKBY LODGE ROAD (East Side). Birkby. No 109 (Crenden). Including No 90 (Azo House), Birkby Lodge Road. Early C20. Architect: Edgar Wood. All one composition, with entrances to the 2 different roads. Hammer-dressed stone. Pitched slate roof. 2 storeys. Attic storey in gable ends. Irregular plan. Gabled. Overhanging eaves. Tall plain stacks. Flush mullioned and transomed windows, mullions of square section. Garden front has two 2-storey canted bays, one at west end flat-topped, one at east end carried up above eaves line and parapetted. Door to No 90 has flat top on console-shaped brackets, supported from above by ornament cast iron braces: diamond shaped lights with glazing bars: ornamented cast iron hinges. Door to No 109 is in one-storey extension at east end: flat hood: planked: 2 small oblong lights: characteristic Arts and Crafts cast iron hinges, knocker, handle and finger plate. Garden gate of No 109 has semi-circular shaped top and double shaped transom above it.