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Church of St Alban

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkdale, Liverpool

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Latitude: 53.4239 / 53°25'26"N

Longitude: -2.9957 / 2°59'44"W

OS Eastings: 333931

OS Northings: 392367

OS Grid: SJ339923

Mapcode National: GBR 71G.ZL

Mapcode Global: WH876.Y6NG

Entry Name: Church of St Alban

Listing Date: 19 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356259

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213708

Location: Liverpool, L5

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Kirkdale

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Kirkdale St Athanasius with St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


18/104 Church of St.
- Alban

- II

Catholic Church. 1849. Weightman and Hadfield. Stone with
slate roof. Single-vessel nave and chancel of 7 bays,
aisles with lean-to roofs and SW tower (orientation given
is-conventional: ritual W is actual N). Style of c.1300.
Tower has clasping buttresses. W entrance has 3 orders of-
shafts. Canopied niche containing statue of Virgin and
Child above. Bell stage has 2-light plate tracery openings.
Corbelled parapet with battlements. Nave has 4-light
clerestory windows. N aisle has deep moulds with carved
stops. W entrance has shallow porch and dog-tooth moulding.
Interior: 7-bay double-chamfered arcade on round piers.
Waggon roof, panelled over l-bay chancel. Chancel and
flanking chapels have alabaster altars and reredoses;
continuous altar rail. Octagonal alabaster pulpit has
traceried sides. Small side chapel at W end of S aisle has
alabaster altar and reredos. Wooden W gallery with
arcaded balcony and canted projection. Some C19 stained
glass at E end.

Listing NGR: SJ3393192367

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