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Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
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SJ 42260 86918


SJ 4286 CHURCH ROAD, WOOLTON (west side) L25

44/290 Church of St. Peter 14.3.75 G.V. II*

1886-7. Church. Grayson and Ould. Red sandstone. Nave with gabled aisles, south porch, chancel, north chapel and south-east tower. 4-bay aisles have 3-light windows with perpendicular tracery; high 5-light west window in projection with windows in returns. North transept has 4- light window and diagonal buttresses. 3-bay North Chapel has 4-light east window. 7-light window to chancel and vestry to south. Tower has angle buttresses, with canted turret in south-east angle; paired 2-light bell openings with transoms, cornice with gargoyles; embattled parapet with pinnacles. Interior: 5-bay arcades on quatrefoil columns; arch braced collar roof. Octagonal alabaster font with relief scenes to sides, pulpit in similar style. Wrought iron screens to chancel and chapel, and parclose screen. Organ in finely detailed case in arch to south of chancel. Sedilia with cusped arches and pinnacles. Good C19 stained glass, mostly by Kempe; 2 windows by Morris and Co. (south aisle south east and baptistry south) are early works. An example of a complete late C19 church.

Listing NGR: SJ4226086918


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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: 27 Aug 1999
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