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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Pensby and Thingwall, Wirral

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3409 / 53°20'27"N

Longitude: -3.0821 / 3°4'55"W

OS Eastings: 328049

OS Northings: 383207

OS Grid: SJ280832

Mapcode National: GBR 6YXT.J3

Mapcode Global: WH76F.M9J5

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 215631

Location: Wirral, CH61

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Pensby and Thingwall

Built-Up Area: Barnston (Wirral)

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Barnston Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

WIRRAL BARNSTON ROAD
SJ 28 SE
(west side)
Barnston
5/291 Christ Church

II

Church. 1870-1. By G.E. Street. Rock-faced stone with
ashlar dressings and tile roof. Nave, chancel, and north
vestry, later vestry to west. Nave has sill course and
coped west gable, eastern weathered buttresses. Windows of
3 stepped trefoil-headed lights; single light opposite
north-west gabled porch with return entrance. West end has
has flat-roofed vestry with 3 trefoil-headed lights. 2
windows of 2 lights with plate tracery flank gabled buttress
supporting simple octagonal bell cote. 2-bay chancel has
cusped lights and 3-light east window with simple tracery.
Vestry under lean-to roof has cusped lights and doors with
strap hinges. Interior has arch-braced collar roof.
Chancel arch dies into jambs, timber traceried screen on
stone base with trefoil frieze, coving with Tudor flower,
pulpit has traceried panels. Interesting C19 glass to
south. C20 octagonal font has frieze to base of bowl.
Chancel has organ loft to north, south window with splayed
recess below, cusped niches to splays. Traceried altar
rail.


Listing NGR: SJ2804983207

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