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Latitude: 53.4889 / 53°29'19"N
Longitude: -3.0463 / 3°2'46"W
OS Eastings: 330672
OS Northings: 399636
OS Grid: SJ306996
Mapcode National: GBR 7X53.82
Mapcode Global: WH86T.5KMQ
Entry Name: Blundellsands United Reformed Church
Listing Date: 20 December 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1257343
English Heritage Legacy ID: 464005
Location: Sefton, L23
Electoral Ward/Division: Blundellsands
Built-Up Area: Crosby
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside
Church of England Parish: Blundellsands St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
SJ39NW WARREN ROAD, Blundellsands
778-1/3/145 (South side)
Blundellsands United Reformed Church
Presbyterian church, now United Reformed Church. 1904-5, by WG
Fraser and A Thornely. Snecked red sandstone in large blocks,
green slate roofs.
STYLE: Free Perpendicular.
PLAN: nave on north-south axis with short chancel, east and
west transepts, north-east tower and north-west stair-turret
EXTERIOR: the square 3-stage tower, with angle buttresses, has
a 2-centred arched west doorway with double-chamfered surround
and a hoodmould, 2 small lancets to the 2nd stage, tall
coupled round-headed 2-light windows to the 3rd stage and a
stepped and pierced embattled parapet. The gable of the nave
has 3 small rectangular windows below a large 2-centred arched
window of 1:3:1 lights with free tracery in the head, and
gable coping carried round as a parapet which is then stepped
and ramped down to the stair-turret. The latter, designed as a
set-back 2-storey wing with 3-sided west end, has a doorway in
the north side and tall cross-windows in the end; and in the
angle is a polygonal single-storey cloakroom which has
mullioned 2-light windows, a parapet and steep polygonal slate
roof with a finial.
INTERIOR: narrow transverse passage-aisles, with moulded
2-centred arches on octagonal columns; wooden wagon ceiling;
west gallery; good First World War memorial window in chancel.
Listing NGR: SJ3067299636
This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 30 October 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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