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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: CHURCH OF ST GEORGE (UNITED REFORMED)

List entry Number: 1185603

Location

CHURCH OF ST GEORGE (UNITED REFORMED), ST GEORGES WAY

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: 02-Dec-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 215589

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History

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Details

BEBINGTON ST. GEORGE'S WAY SJ 38 SW (north side) Thornton Hough 16/254 CHURCH OF ST GEORGE United Reformed Church

G.V. II*

Congregational, now United Reformed Church. 1906-7. By J. Lomax Simpson, for Lord Leverhulme. Stone with stone slate roof. Nave, transepts, crossing tower, chancel, south vestry. Romanesque style. 5-bay nave, sill course flat buttresses and corbel table. Windows of 3 round-headed lights with colonnettes and tympana, eastern windows of 2 lights with decorated tympana. Western gabled porches with round-headed entrances of 3 orders, doors with elaborate iron strap hinges. West end has 3-light window, tympanum with interlacing. Transepts have angle buttresses, paired round-headed lights and flanking 3-bay blind arcading, round window with zig-zag moulding above. Tower angle buttresses with nook shafts, bell stage has sill course, 3-bay blind arcade with central 2-light louvred openings, clasping buttresses, corbelled parapet and recessed pyramidal roof. Octagonal turret to south east has blind arcading and pyramidal roof. Chancel has round apse, 5 windows, buttresses with nook shafts, window to north and south. Vestry has parapet, 5 windows between paired shafts; lateral stack and entrance. North porch to chancel has gabled east end with entrance, organ loft has 6-bay blind arcade with 2 windows, drip mould with bosses, gable with small window. Interior: Waggon roof with tie beams. Crossing arches on paired responds, interlace arcading to chancel. Much carving, biblical scenes to capitals. Screen to west end of nave, pulpit and choir stalls, round font are richly decorated.

Listing NGR: SJ3045480977

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National Grid Reference: SJ 30454 80977

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