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TOXTETH UNITARIAN CHAPEL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: TOXTETH UNITARIAN CHAPEL

List entry Number: 1072991

Location

TOXTETH UNITARIAN CHAPEL, PARK ROAD

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

County:

District: Liverpool

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 28-Jun-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 359221

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 3687 PARK LANE L8

36/879 Toxteth Unitarian 28.6.52 Chapel

- I

Anglican Chapel, then Presbyterian, now Unitarian. Originally 1618, partly rebuilt 1774, porch 1841. Stone with slate roof. 2 storeys, 2 bays with extension to north. Round-headed windows have stone surrounds with impost blocks. Western extension has bracketed eaves and gable. Similar, smaller projecting bay has bracketed eaves and gable; paired round- headed entrances with commemorative plaque and 3 windows above. South facade has window with sash with interlaced glazing bars over small porch. East windows have external shutters. Small octagonal cupola to south end has ogee headed louvred openings and button finial. Interior has pulpit against east wall,box pews and gallery on 3 sides. North and south galleries are C17 and connecting one is C18. 2 box pews are dated 1650 and 1700. The chancel, arch of the original building, which is chamfered and pointed, survives. As a chapel which was Nonconformist before 1660, and preserves an excellent set of furnishings which were complete by a century later, this chapel is of the highest importance. North and south galleries are C17 and connecting one is C18.

Listing NGR: SJ3637687591

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National Grid Reference: SJ 36377 87590

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