CHURCH OF ST CHRISTOPHER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1070626
Date first listed:
16-Jan-1981
Date of most recent amendment:
19-Jun-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST CHRISTOPHER, LORENZO DRIVE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST CHRISTOPHER, LORENZO DRIVE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 38659 94175

Details

SJ 39 SE LORENZO DRIVE L11

4/728 Church of St. Christopher (formerly listed under Norris 16.1.81. Green)

G.V. II*

Church. 1930-32. Bernard Miller. Brick with stone dressings, tile roof. 4-bay nave, crossing tower and transepts, 2-bay chancel and flanking chapels. West front (ritual west is actual south) has parabolic-arched recess and stone surround to similar window over architraved entrance with enriched keystone. Stepped niche above. Low side walls have gate openings with architraves and tiled ridges. Nave windows are parabolic arches. Transepts similar to west front with low flat-roofed porches to west, now vestries(l984). Crossing tower is low, with 3 segmental- headed windows and stone coping. Chancel similar to nave, chapels have triple round-headed side windows. South chapel has entrance with bell-shaped bell-cote above. Court yard to east of church has 3-bay cloisters with round arches, 3 round arched gates to north, small windows to south, Church hall to east, stone Byzantine style aedicule with foundation stone to west. Interior: has parabolic vaults with transverse ribs on low walls. Chancel arch has relief of dove and angels, flanking fan-shaped light fittings in angles. Chancel has low wall with bows flanking gates, and shaped architraves behind altar. Font in form of 8-pointed star with mirrored sides. Some light fittings in nave and north chapel; choir stalls.Millers's most original church and c of the best of the period between the wars.

Listing NGR: SJ3865994175

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
359064
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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: 04 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06551/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Taylor. Source Historic England Archive
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