CHURCH OF ST LUKE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257554
Date first listed:
20-Dec-1996
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LUKE, LIVERPOOL ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LUKE, LIVERPOOL ROAD

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

District:
Sefton (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 32158 99855

Details

CROSBY

SJ39NW LIVERPOOL ROAD 778-1/3/56 (East side) Church of St Luke

II

Church. 1853-4, by A & G Holme (Pevsner); recently severely damaged by fire and substantially re-built at rear and internally in C20 style. Coursed sandstone rubble with freestone dressings, metal sheet roof. STYLE: Simple Decorated. PLAN: wide aisleless nave with north and south transepts, chancel, and west steeple. EXTERIOR: the tower, of 3 equal stages successively set back, with full-height diagonal buttresses, has a large 2-centred arched west doorway moulded in 3 orders, with a hoodmould, a 1-stage semi-circular vice in the left angle, with staggered cusped spherical-triangle windows, a 2-centred 3-light window to the 2nd stage, with tracery, a clockface in the lower part of the 3rd stage breaking into a 2-light louvred belfry window on this side, similar belfry windows in the other sides, and a broach spire swept at the foot. The 4-bay nave, with buttresses, has a large gabled porch to the 2nd bay of the south side, with a doorway like that in the tower, and 2-centred arched 2-light windows in the other bays, with tracery. Full-height 2-bay transepts in similar style, with larger windows in the gable walls. C20 metal-clad turret at crossing; C20 apse and similar additions to chancel. INTERIOR: not inspected.



Listing NGR: SJ3215899855

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
463750
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South Lancashire, (1969), 115

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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Date: 16 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10630/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr James A. Ray. Source Historic England Archive
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