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Church or Our Lady Immaculate, Prescot

Description: Church or Our Lady Immaculate

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 215301

OS Grid Reference: SJ4641392711
OS Grid Coordinates: 346413, 392711
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4285, -2.8079

Location: 10 Vicarage Place, Prescot, Knowsley L34 1LA

Locality: Prescot
County: Knowsley
Country: England
Postcode: L34 1LA

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Listing Text

SJ 49 SE
(west end)
6/43 Church of Our
- Lady Immaculate


Catholic church. 1856-7. By J. Hansom. Rock-faced stone
with ashlar dressings and slate roof. 7-bay nave, shallow
transepts and 2-bay chancel. Nave has 2-light windows with
plate tracery between deep weathered buttresses; gabled
south porch has diagonal buttresses and statue in niche
above entrance. West front has 2-light windows flanking
buttress with canted inner angles forming stair turret; top
gargoyles and short spire with iron cross. South transept
has diagonal buttresses and 4-light window with Geometrical
tracery; north transept has extension for confessionals and
passage to presbytery. Chancel has 2 windows of 2 lights to
south and 4-light east window. Interior: Roof has panels
with C20 colour scheme. West gallery on braced timber
posts. Stepped triple segmental-pointed arches to transepts
on piers with foliate capitals. Chancel arch has continuous
mouldings and hood mould with angel stops; flanking marble
altars and reredoses. Chancel reredos has gabled traceried
panels, cresting and central gabled aedicule.

Listing NGR: SJ4641292711

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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