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Church of St Matthew, Birkenhead

Description: Church of St Matthew

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 215629

OS Grid Reference: SJ3494184208
OS Grid Coordinates: 334941, 384208
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3507, -2.9788

Location: York Street, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 4TY

Locality: Birkenhead
County: Wirral
Country: England
Postcode: CH62 4TY

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Listing Text

SJ 3484
(south side)
Bromborough Pool
15/289 Church of
St. Matthew


Church. 1889-90. By Leach. Rock-faced stone with ashlar
dressings, tile roof. Nave, chancel, north transept and
turret. 4-bay nave has sill course and stepped tripple
lancets between weathered buttresses; west end has stepped
triple cusped lancets between angle buttresses. South
gabled porch has pointed entrance. Transept has stepped
triple lancets, turret to west is octagonal with pointed
entrance and cusped louvred bell openings, slate spirelet
with iron cross. 3-bay chancel has pairs of lancets with
east triplet. Part of a planned village for Price's Patent
Candle Company, one of the earliest examples of a model
industrial village.

Listing NGR: SJ3494184208

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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