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Church of St Philip, Bootle

Description: Church of St Philip

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 216478

OS Grid Reference: SJ3409897597
OS Grid Coordinates: 334098, 397597
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4710, -2.9943

Location: 114 Church Road, Bootle L21 8NJ

Locality: Bootle
County: Sefton
Country: England
Postcode: L21 8NJ

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Listing Text

SJ 39 NW
(south side)
9/80 Church of
St. Philip
Church. 1861-3. By H. Gee. Rock-faced stone with ashlar
dressings and slate roof. Nave with north west tower,
transepts, short chancel and south vestry. Cornices and
coped gables with fleur-de-lys finials. 3-bay nave has 2-
light windows with Geometrical tracery between weathered
buttresses; west window of 5 lights. Short tower has
entrance of one order to west. 3 stages, the lowest with
set back buttresses and paired lancets, cornice with ball
flower and weathering over. 2nd stage has angle buttresses
and lancets. Bell stage has stepped triple lancets, clock
faces to west and south. Cornice with gargoyles and splayed
spire. Transepts are 2 bays deep, with angle buttresses, 5-
light window over gabled porch with entrance of one order,
return windows of 2 lights. Chancel has high 5-light
window, projecting vestry has traceried lancets and south
door with straight-headed window of 3 ogee-headed lights;
gabled projection has entrance and 2-light window. Interior
has hammer-beam roofs and large crossing space. Good C19
stained glass chancel window.

Listing NGR: SJ3409897597

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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