Church Of All Saints

27 Oct 2001
Church Of All Saints, Raby Road, Bebington, Wirral, Merseyside, CH63 1JP
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

BEBINGTON RABY ROAD SJ 3080 (south-east side) Thornton Hough 16/244 Church of All Saints


Church. 1867. By Kirk and Sons for J. Hirst. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings, slate roof with tile ridge.

Nave, south west tower, north west porch, transepts, chancel, north organ loft and south vestry. 4-bay nave has Lombard frieze and 2-light windows with Geometrical tracery between gabled buttresses. Tower has angle buttresses, entrance of 2 orders; 2-light windows with shafts; 5-face clock above; top cornice and broach spire with pinnacles, gabled lucarnes of 2 lights, 2 further tiers of lucarnes.

West end of nave has 5-light window. North gabled porch, lancet with trefoil over and return entrance. Transepts have 3-light windows and spherical triangle windows above.

Chancel has 3-light east window with 2-light window to north and south. Vestry has east entrance under gable, south cusped lancet. Organ loft has window of 3 cusped lights.

Interior has arch-braced roof. Chancel arch with flanking segmental-pointed arches on round columns. Chancel has scissor-truss roof, corbelled transverse arch to sanctuary.

Reredos has relief of Last Supper with flanking quatrefoils with relief carvings. C20 stalls and pulpit. Wall memorial to J. Hirst, the founder, died 1874 in south transept; cusped gabled panel. Some C19 stained glass, most is C20.

Listing NGR: SJ3051880885


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0124 IOE Records taken by Bryan F Basketter; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© 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


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