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

Map

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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

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History

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Details

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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

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Legacy System number: 463750

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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