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Latitude: 53.3979 / 53°23'52"N
Longitude: -3.0372 / 3°2'13"W
OS Eastings: 331129
OS Northings: 389507
OS Grid: SJ311895
Mapcode National: GBR 7Y74.7N
Mapcode Global: WH876.9VYH
Entry Name: Church of Christ the King
Listing Date: 21 July 1987
Last Amended: 10 August 1992
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1201589
English Heritage Legacy ID: 389120
Location: Wirral, CH41
Electoral Ward/Division: Bidston and St James
Built-Up Area: Birkenhead
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside
Church of England Parish: Birkenhead Christ the King
Church of England Diocese: Chester
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 28/11/2014
BECKWITH STREET (North side)
Church of Christ the King
(Formerly Listed as: BECKWITH STREET Church of St Anne)
Parish Church. 1846-50. By William Cole, the chancel extended in 1892-3 by Charles Aldridge. Red sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Decorated style with heavy detailing. West tower and spire, nave with transepts and chancel. West door with ogival hood mould over, and Decorated window above. 3 tiers of blind arcading over, then tall paired bell chamber lights with ogee foliated hood moulds. Fretted tracery to parapet, with flying buttresses to crocketted spire. 2-bay nave and transepts, divided by gabletted buttresses with pinnacles, each bay with 3-light Decorated windows. Embattled parapets. Transept doorways to north and south with windows over in continuous hollow chamfered archway. Statues in canopied niches flank the doorways. Chancel clasped by flanking vestries. Interior now gutted and renewed.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Hubbard E: Cheshire: Harmondsworth: 1971-).
Listing NGR: SJ3112989507
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