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Greek Orthodox Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Princes Park, Liverpool

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Latitude: 53.3954 / 53°23'43"N

Longitude: -2.9671 / 2°58'1"W

OS Eastings: 335787

OS Northings: 389166

OS Grid: SJ357891

Mapcode National: GBR 78S.5T

Mapcode Global: WH877.DXBD

Entry Name: Greek Orthodox Church

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280650

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213759

Location: Liverpool, L8

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Princes Park

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Toxteth St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SJ 3589 SE

Greek Orthodox Church



Church. 1865-70 by Henry Sumners. Brick and stone, symmetrical composition. 2 storeys and 5 bays. Ground floor has rusticated base, flush stone bands, string course over, top parapet with segmental arch over each bay. Ground floor paired round-headed windows have colonnetes with Byzantine capitals. 1st floor lunette window with banded arche and aprons. Outer ones Diocletian, inner ones have 2 round-headed lights. Central bay has full height architrave. Round-headed entrance has flanking columns and incised decoration on arch. Paired 5-panel doors. Entrance set in frame. Inscribed panel with Greek lettering and lunette over with 2-headed eagle displayed above. End bays have cupolas with 8-sided drums with round heads, columns at angles and sail vaults. Central cupola has octagonal drum, columns and entablature and domical vault with cross. Cross vault has lunettes and 12-sided cupola with sail vault. Rear facade to Princes Road has canted apse with windows with stilted arches and shafts. Flanking canted bays in recesses.

Listing NGR: SJ3578789166

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