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

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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

Summary

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 389120

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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