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Church of Holy Trinity

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wavertree, Liverpool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3945 / 53°23'40"N

Longitude: -2.9156 / 2°54'56"W

OS Eastings: 339208

OS Northings: 389020

OS Grid: SJ392890

Mapcode National: GBR 7MT.84

Mapcode Global: WH878.5YV2

Entry Name: Church of Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 28 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206149

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213908

Location: Liverpool, L15

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Wavertree

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Wavertree Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SJ 3989 CHURCH ROAD
L15

31/283 Church of
28.6.52 Holy Trinity

G.V. II*


Church. Nave and west tower, 1794, J. Hope. Chancel, 1911,
Sir C. Reilly. Stone with slate roof. 5-bay nave. Band over
ground floor, top cornice and parapet with balustrading over
windows. Windows on 2 levels, those to ground floor level
are segmental-headed, those to upper level are round-headed.
Small-paned fixed glazing. West tower has large obelisk -
form buttresses in concrete (probably 1911). West entrance
now window, with round window above. Panels with swags and
diamond-face clock. Truncated spire. Low porch to north.
East end extension similar to rest of Church, has north and
south entrances with windows above with architrave, frieze
and cornice and lattice-pattern glazing. East end has bowed
bay with 3 round-headed windows, and low flanking bays.
Interior has west gallery on quatrefoil iron columns. Stucco
snags below upper windows (originally galleries to sides).
Flat ceiling with central rose. Tower has baptistry with
saucer dome and shallow font on round base. Chancel flanked
by internal porches with flat pilasters becoming antae above
porches. Entrances have pediments and panels supporting urns
with organ pipes behind. Apse has panelled pilasters and
lattice-pattern vault. Early C19 choir stalls, pulpit and
lectern. An unusual and powerful expression of Reilly's
idiosyncratic style.


Listing NGR: SJ3920889020

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