CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1075909
Date first listed:
23-Aug-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, BROAD OAK ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, BROAD OAK ROAD

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

District:
St. Helens (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 53551 95480

Details

SJ 59 NW ST. HELENS BROAD OAK ROAD (north side)

4/69 Church of - Saint Peter

- II

Church. 1864-5. J. Medland Taylor. Rubble walls, a mixture of red and yellow sandstone and industrial waste, with red and yellow stone dressings; slate roof. Nave with aisles under cat-slide roof. South west tower and south transept; chancel with south vestry and north organ loft under cat- slide roof. Tower has angle buttresses, cusped lancets and paired bell openings. South entrance has pointed tympanum with quatrefoil and crossed keys. Spire has squat pyramids in angles and weather vane. West end has 2-light window with plate tracery. Aisle windows are varied, those to south are 3 lancets with roundel above, those to north are alternately 3 and 2 lancets, With roundels to those with 2 lancets. Transept of 2 gabled bays with triple lancets and rose windows above. Canted chancel has 3 windows of 2 lights with plate tracery. Chapel has segmental-pointed windows and east lancet. Lateral stack to south side of chancel. Interior has 6-bay arcades of round columns; chancel arch on round corbels. Nave roof has scissor-brace-collar trusses; aisles have tie beams. Transept has valley beam on brackets and collar rafter roofs. Font is circular on circular base, with inscription running round it and nail-head moulding. Similar pulpit has cusped pointed piercings. Timber chancel screen, c.1920. Wall memorial to Rev. A. A. Nunn (died 1889) in transept, in form of trefoil with quadrants in angles.

Listing NGR: SJ5355195480

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
216359
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/04237/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Sargeant. Source Historic England Archive
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