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Church of St George

A Grade I Listed Building in Everton, Liverpool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4252 / 53°25'30"N

Longitude: -2.9714 / 2°58'17"W

OS Eastings: 335544

OS Northings: 392489

OS Grid: SJ355924

Mapcode National: GBR 77G.74

Mapcode Global: WH877.B58G

Entry Name: Church of St George

Listing Date: 12 July 1966

Last Amended: 19 June 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075216

English Heritage Legacy ID: 214256

Location: Liverpool, L5

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Everton

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Everton St George

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SJ 3592 HEYWORTH STREET
L5

19/592 Church of
St. George
(formerly listed
as Everton Parish
Church of
12.7.66 St. George).

G.V. I


Church. 1812-14. Thomas Rickman with John Cragg. Ashlar,
in Perpendicular style. West tower, nave and short chancel.
Flanking low porches to tower and chancel. Tower has
diagonal buttresses; single pointed arched door, 3-light
window above. 3-faced clock and 3-light bell openings part
glazed and part louvred. All windows have cast iron
tracery. Open traceried battlemented parapet with pinnacles
at angles. Flanking porches have 2-light window; entrances
to north and south have carved spandrels and label moulds.
Nave of 7 bays with buttresses and tall 3-light windows.
Shallow chancel with 6-light window. Low battlemented side
bays; S entrance. Interior: Nave has arcades of cast iron
with traceried spandrels. Aisles have galleries with
traceried panelled fronts. Cast iron traceried roof on iron
columns and arch braces to nave and galleries. Tie rods
across width of church. C19 stained glass to E window and W
end of balconies, by Shrigley and Hunt of Lancaster. The
cast iron structure is an important early example, the
result of the encouragement of John Cragg, owner of the
Mersey Iron Foundry.


Listing NGR: SJ3554592490

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