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Statutory Address:

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

Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 34912 82222


SJ 38 SW, 6/56

BEBINGTON, CHURCH LANE (north side), Bromborough

Church of St Barnabas




Church. 1862-1864, steeple, 1880. By Sir Gilbert Scott. Stone with slate roof. Nave with aisles under lean-to roofs, chancel, south vestry and north east tower and broach spire. Early English style. Aisles have sill course and 2- light plate tracery windows with shafts and gablets. North and south gabled porches have clasping buttresses with nook shafts, and entrances of 2 orders. Clerestory has sexfoil windows; west end has 2 lancets and plate-tracery rose window. Chancel has round apsed end; moulded base, foliate impost band and dog-tooth cornice; 3 lancets and weathered buttresses. Tower has angle buttresses, 2-light windows, lancets above, and paired 2-light louvred bell openings, clock faces above. West canted stair turret. Lombard frieze and spire with hipped lucarnes. Vestry has large weathered buttresses, foliate cornice, east 2-light window and south blind arcade with 2 lancets. Interior: has arcades on octagonal piers with good carving to capitals. Roof has braced collared rafters. Most glass by Clayton and Bell, c.1870. Octagonal font on clustered shafts. Timber screens and stalls of 1900; octagonal timber pulpit on stone base. Chancel has 2-bay arcades set in giant arches with quatrefoils, organ loft to north. Sanctuary has trefoil blind arcading with diapered spandrels; reredos in form of relief of the Last Supper. East window by Ballantine and Son. 1863. A well-designed example of the work of Sir Gilbert Scott.

Listing NGR: SJ3491282222


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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: 06 Apr 2007
Reference: IOE01/15433/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Geoffrey Court. Source Historic England Archive
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