CHURCH OF CHRIST THE KING

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201589
Date first listed:
21-Jul-1987
Date of most recent amendment:
10-Aug-1992
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF CHRIST THE KING, BECKWITH STREET

Map

Ordnance survey map of CHURCH OF CHRIST THE KING
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1201589 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 23-Aug-2019 at 20:35:33.

Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF CHRIST THE KING, BECKWITH STREET

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

District:
Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 31129 89507

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 28/11/2014

SJ3089 789-1/7/22

BIRKENHEAD BECKWITH STREET (North side) Church of Christ the King (Formerly Listed as: BECKWITH STREET Church of St Anne)

28/03/74 GV II Parish Church. 1846-50. By William Cole, the chancel extended in 1892-3 by Charles Aldridge. Red sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Decorated style with heavy detailing. West tower and spire, nave with transepts and chancel. West door with ogival hood mould over, and Decorated window above. 3 tiers of blind arcading over, then tall paired bell chamber lights with ogee foliated hood moulds. Fretted tracery to parapet, with flying buttresses to crocketted spire. 2-bay nave and transepts, divided by gabletted buttresses with pinnacles, each bay with 3-light Decorated windows. Embattled parapets. Transept doorways to north and south with windows over in continuous hollow chamfered archway. Statues in canopied niches flank the doorways. Chancel clasped by flanking vestries. Interior now gutted and renewed. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Hubbard E: Cheshire: Harmondsworth: 1971-).

Listing NGR: SJ3112989507

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
389120
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Hubbard, E, The Buildings of England: Cheshire, (1971)

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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 04 Jul 2003
Reference: IOE01/10123/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brendan Oxlade. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].