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Description: Christ Church
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 215631
OS Grid Reference: SJ2804983207
OS Grid Coordinates: 328049, 383207
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3409, -3.0821
WIRRAL BARNSTON ROAD
SJ 28 SE
5/291 Christ Church
Church. 1870-1. By G.E. Street. Rock-faced stone with
ashlar dressings and tile roof. Nave, chancel, and north
vestry, later vestry to west. Nave has sill course and
coped west gable, eastern weathered buttresses. Windows of
3 stepped trefoil-headed lights; single light opposite
north-west gabled porch with return entrance. West end has
has flat-roofed vestry with 3 trefoil-headed lights. 2
windows of 2 lights with plate tracery flank gabled buttress
supporting simple octagonal bell cote. 2-bay chancel has
cusped lights and 3-light east window with simple tracery.
Vestry under lean-to roof has cusped lights and doors with
strap hinges. Interior has arch-braced collar roof.
Chancel arch dies into jambs, timber traceried screen on
stone base with trefoil frieze, coving with Tudor flower,
pulpit has traceried panels. Interesting C19 glass to
south. C20 octagonal font has frieze to base of bowl.
Chancel has organ loft to north, south window with splayed
recess below, cusped niches to splays. Traceried altar
Listing NGR: SJ2804983207
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Source: English Heritage
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