St Georges United Reformed Church

Date:
27 Oct 2001
Location:
St Georges United Reformed Church, St Georges Way, Bebington, Wirral, Merseyside, CH63 1JP
Reference:
IOE01/00119/11
Type:
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

In the entry for: BEBINGTON ST. GEORGE'S WAY SJ 38 SW (north side) Thornton Hough 16/254 St. George's United Reformed Church

GV II

The grade shall be amended to read Grade II*

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BEBINGTON ST. GEORGE'S WAY SJ 38 SW (north side) Thornton Hough 16/254 St. George's United Reformed Church

G.V. II

Congregational, now United Reformed Church. 1906-7. By J. Lomax Simpson,for Lord Leverhulme. Stone with stone slate roof. Nave, transepts, crossing tower, chancel, south vestry. Romanesque style. 5-bay nave, sill course flat buttresses and corbel table. Windows of 3 round-headed lights with colonnettes and tympana, eastern windows of 2 lights with decorated tympana. Western gabled porches with round-headed entrances of 3 orders, doors with elaborate iron strap hinges. West end has 3-light window, tympanum with interlacing. Transepts have angle buttresses, paired round-headed lights and flanking 3-bay blind arcading, round window with zig-zag moulding above. Tower angle buttresses with nook shafts, bell stage has sill course, 3-bay blind arcade with central 2-light louvred openings, clasping buttresses, corbelled parapet and recessed pyramidal roof.

Octagonal turret to south east has blind arcading and pyramidal roof. Chancel has round apse, 5 windows, buttresses with nook shafts, window to north and south.

Vestry has parapet, 5 windows beween paired shafts; lateral stack and entrance. North porch to chancel has gabled east end with entrance, organ loft has 6-bay blind arcade with 2 windows, drip mould with bosses, gable with small window.

Interior: Waggon roof with tie beams. Crossing arches on paired responds, interlace arcading to chancel. Much carving, biblical scenes to capitals. Screen to west end of nave, pulpit and choir stalls, round font are richly decorated.

Listing NGR: SJ3045480977

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Basketter_F. Bryan IOE Records for Basketter, F. Bryan; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr F. Bryan Basketter. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Basketter, F. Bryan

Rights Holder: Basketter, F. Bryan

Keywords

Stone, Victorian Congregational Chapel, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Nonconformist Chapel, Chapel, Place Of Worship, United Reformed Church