Church of St James, Victoria Road, New Brighton - Wirral

Sir G G Scott 1854 Gothic Revival church, elaborately painted canted chancel, five bay north and south arcade. Soaring landmark five-stage tower which has undergone extensive restoration with funding support under the National Lottery Heritage Fund's Grants for Places of Worship scheme. Another phase is underway to the lower tower and bell louvres, together with conservation of the wall paintings in the chancel. A further stone restoration phase of work is required before the church can be removed from the register.

Church of St James, Victoria Road, New Brighton - Wirral
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHURCH OF ST JAMES
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II
    List Entry Number:
    1273545
    Local Planning Authority:
    Wirral
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St James
    Street Name:
    Victoria Road
    Locality:
    New Brighton
    County:
    Merseyside
    District / Borough:
    Wirral
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Wallasey
    Region:
    North West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Poor
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade II