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Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
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SJ 39984 87473



39/54 Church of All 28.6.52 Hallows

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Church. 1872-6. G.E.Grayson. For J. Bibby in memory of his wife. Stone with slate roofs. Nave with aisles under lean-to roofs, transepts, west tower (ritual west is actual north), chancel with vestry to north and organ loft to south under lean-to roofs. South-east mausoleum to the Bibby family, Tower of Somerset type, with angle buttresses, panelled, embattled parapet with pinnacles at angles and smaller side pinnacles. West entrance and 4-light west window with late Decorated tracery. 2 windows of 2 lights, 3-face clock and 2 bell openings of 2 lights with pierced stone screens. Flanking porches with diagonal buttresses. 4-bay nave has 3- light aisle windows with reticulated tracery and 2-light clerestory windows. Transepts have 4-light windows, one north-east window. Chancel has 5-light east window and 2 north windows. Mausoleum has diagonal buttress and parapet with pinnacle, cusped arched entrance and window with railings. Interior: 5-bay nave arcade, wider arches to transepts. Chancel has lower walls faced with marble and banded upper walls; 2-bay arcade to organ chamber. Low chancel wall with corbelled pulpit; choir stalls. Marble font on octagonal base under tower. South transept has wall monument to J.Bibby (died 1840), figure of Hope with profile below. Free standing monument to Mrs. Bibby by Fabiani (taken from mausoleum). Windows by Morris and Co, designed by Burne-Jones, except North transept east window by Heaton, Butler and Bayne. West and east windows of 1875-6 (the latter the Adoration of the Lamb). South transept window of 1877, 4 Good Men; north transept window of 1880, 4 Good Women. Chancel north windows of 1881, Angels. 8 aisle windows of 1882-6, scenes from the Life of Christ. The windows show Burne-Jones' development as a stained-glass designer and constitute one of the most complete sets to be found; the cartoons were re-used at e.g. Jesus College Chapel, Cambridge. A. Charles Sewter, The Stained Glass of William Morris and his Circle, 1974 pp 41,52.

Listing NGR: SJ3998687471


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Sewter, A , The Stained Glass of William Morris and his Circle, (1975), 41, 52


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 26 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/06437/16
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