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Sefton (Metropolitan Authority)
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SD 29932 08271


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SD 20 NE 2/38

FORMBY GREEN LANE (east side) Church of St. Peter 19.7.66

GV II Church. 1746 with chancel of 1873 and later vestry. Brick with stone dressings, chancel of stone; slate roof. Nave, west tower, chancel, north vestry and south chapel. 3-bay nave has stone base with roll moulding, dentilled brick cornice and eaves; rusticated quoins and coped gables with ball finials. Round-headed windows have apron panels, moulded sills, angle pilasters with Doric entablatures and archivolts with keys. Fixed small-paned glazing with intersecting heads. South entrance has flat pilasters, entablature with pulvinated frieze and pediment with date, 1746; timber framed and half-glazed porch, 1884. West tower has porch with angle pilasters and Doric entablature, inserted plastered drum has west round-headed window and south entrance, drum possibly dates from 1830 when gallery inserted. Tower has quoins and cornice, west round window. Top octagonal bell stage has round-headed louvred bell openings on sill course and cupola with ball finial. West end of nave has round-headed windows with round windows above. Chancel has angle buttressed and 3-light east window with Geometrical tracery; elaborate gable cross. Chapel has diagonal buttresses and corbelled cornice, 3-light east and gableted 2-light south windows. Vestry similar, with stack and C20 extension in style of nave. Interior: roof of 1900 has elaborate timber kingpost trusses. West gallery on timber columns has entablature with dentilled cornice; original pews. Painted board recording enlargement of church in 1830 probably refers to gallery. Chancel has moulded arch, no capitals, and royal arms of 1710. 2-bay arcade to chapel. Stained glass east window. Chest dated 1740.

Listing NGR: SD2993208271


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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 Aug 1999
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