ULLET ROAD UNITARIAN CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1218227
Date first listed:
14-Mar-1975
Statutory Address:
ULLET ROAD UNITARIAN CHURCH, 57, ULLET ROAD, SEFTON PARK, LIVERPOOL, L17 2AA

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Location

Statutory Address:
ULLET ROAD UNITARIAN CHURCH, 57, ULLET ROAD, SEFTON PARK, LIVERPOOL, L17 2AA

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

District:
Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 37713 88521

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 28/11/2017

SJ 3788 33/1249 ULLET ROAD L17 No 57, Ullet Road Unitarian Church

(Formerly listed as Unitarian Chapel, ULLET ROAD)

14.3.75.

GV I Chapel. 1898. T. and P. Worthington. Red brick with stone dressings and slate roof. In an elaborate late Gothic style. Nave and aisles, narthex and organ loft, but aligned north-south.

Nave of seven bays with gabled buttresses and corner buttresses to west end. Three-light perpendicular windows to clerestory and small two-light windows to aisles. Narthex of three bays with colonnetted splayed doorway and panel on parapet giving date. Bronze doors in Arts and Crafts style. Above this a large wheel window with carved angel in the apex. The gable is complicated by a feature resembling a bell-cote. Organ loft has cross gable and five-light feature, two lights glazed. Small polygonal apse.

Interior: Stone, nave has arcades on round columns and passage aisles. Shallow timber roof on corbelled wall piers. Chancel has low walls forming pulpits and wooden choir stalls, those to south with canopies. Original light fittings, and stained glass windows by Burne-Jones. Vestry and Library to south have original panelling, fireplaces and bookcases. The vestry has a domical vault with paintings of the Cardinal Virtues by G. Moira. The library has a vaulted ceiling with painting of the Pursuit of Truth, also by G. Moira. Original light fittings.

With the Church Hall (q.v.) this chapel forms one of the most elaborate Non-conformist ensembles in the country.

Listing NGR: SJ3771088508

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
359629
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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