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Blundellsands United Reformed Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Blundellsands, Sefton

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464005

Location: Sefton, L23

County: Sefton

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

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Listing Text


CROSBY

SJ39NW WARREN ROAD, Blundellsands
778-1/3/145 (South side)
Blundellsands United Reformed Church

GV II

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
and cloakroom.
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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