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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Woolton, Liverpool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.376 / 53°22'33"N

Longitude: -2.8694 / 2°52'9"W

OS Eastings: 342260

OS Northings: 386918

OS Grid: SJ422869

Mapcode National: GBR 8YDD.LJ

Mapcode Global: WH87G.WDTS

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206167

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213915

Location: Liverpool, L25

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Woolton

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Much Woolton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SJ 4286 CHURCH ROAD,
WOOLTON
(west side)
L25

44/290 Church of
St. Peter
14.3.75
G.V. II*


1886-7. Church. Grayson and Ould. Red sandstone. Nave
with gabled aisles, south porch, chancel, north chapel and
south-east tower. 4-bay aisles have 3-light windows with
perpendicular tracery; high 5-light west window in
projection with windows in returns. North transept has 4-
light window and diagonal buttresses. 3-bay North Chapel
has 4-light east window. 7-light window to chancel and
vestry to south. Tower has angle buttresses, with canted
turret in south-east angle; paired 2-light bell openings
with transoms, cornice with gargoyles; embattled parapet
with pinnacles. Interior: 5-bay arcades on quatrefoil
columns; arch braced collar roof. Octagonal alabaster font
with relief scenes to sides, pulpit in similar style.
Wrought iron screens to chancel and chapel, and parclose
screen. Organ in finely detailed case in arch to south of
chancel. Sedilia with cusped arches and pinnacles. Good
C19 stained glass, mostly by Kempe; 2 windows by Morris and
Co. (south aisle south east and baptistry south) are early
works. An example of a complete late C19 church.


Listing NGR: SJ4226086918

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