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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1257554



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


District: Sefton

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Dec-1996

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463750

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


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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 32158 99855


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