Church of St Mary, Church Street, Prescot, Prescot - Knowsley

C14 church with a lean-to vestry to the south. Chancel, nave and chapel constructed in 1610 and the tower in 1729. The aisles were not constructed until 1818-19. The louvres and high level stonework of the tower are in poor condition. The church received a grant offer in 2016 from the Heritage Lottery Fund under its Grants for Places of Worship scheme.

Church of St Mary, Church Street, Prescot, Prescot - Knowsley
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1199139
  • Local Planning Authority: Knowsley
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Mary
  • Street Name: Church Street
  • Locality: Prescot
  • County: Merseyside
  • District / Borough: Knowsley
  • Parish: Prescot
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Knowsley
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: D
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA