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Church of St George (United Reformed)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Clatterbridge, Wirral

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3211 / 53°19'16"N

Longitude: -3.0455 / 3°2'43"W

OS Eastings: 330454

OS Northings: 380977

OS Grid: SJ304809

Mapcode National: GBR 7Z51.G5

Mapcode Global: WH87L.6S09

Entry Name: Church of St George (United Reformed)

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185603

English Heritage Legacy ID: 215589

Location: Wirral, CH63

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Clatterbridge

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Thornton Hough All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

BEBINGTON ST. GEORGE'S WAY
SJ 38 SW
(north side)
Thornton Hough
16/254 CHURCH OF ST GEORGE
United Reformed
Church

G.V. II*

Congregational, now United Reformed Church. 1906-7. By
J. Lomax Simpson, for Lord Leverhulme. Stone with stone
slate roof. Nave, transepts, crossing tower, chancel, south
vestry. Romanesque style. 5-bay nave, sill course flat
buttresses and corbel table. Windows of 3 round-headed
lights with colonnettes and tympana, eastern windows of 2
lights with decorated tympana. Western gabled porches with
round-headed entrances of 3 orders, doors with elaborate
iron strap hinges. West end has 3-light window, tympanum
with interlacing. Transepts have angle buttresses, paired
round-headed lights and flanking 3-bay blind arcading, round
window with zig-zag moulding above. Tower angle buttresses
with nook shafts, bell stage has sill course, 3-bay blind
arcade with central 2-light louvred openings, clasping
buttresses, corbelled parapet and recessed pyramidal roof.
Octagonal turret to south east has blind arcading and
pyramidal roof. Chancel has round apse, 5 windows,
buttresses with nook shafts, window to north and south.
Vestry has parapet, 5 windows between paired shafts; lateral
stack and entrance. North porch to chancel has gabled east
end with entrance, organ loft has 6-bay blind arcade with 2
windows, drip mould with bosses, gable with small window.
Interior: Waggon roof with tie beams. Crossing arches on
paired responds, interlace arcading to chancel. Much
carving, biblical scenes to capitals. Screen to west end of
nave, pulpit and choir stalls, round font are richly
decorated.


Listing NGR: SJ3045480977

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