CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1257680

Date first listed: 26-Mar-1973

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, BRIDGE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, BRIDGE ROAD

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

District: Sefton (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 31090 99136

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Details

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SJ39NW BRIDGE ROAD 778-1/3/22 (East side) 26/03/73 Church of St Nicholas

II

Church. 1873-4, by TD Barry & Sons, with 1894 addition to west end by WD Caroe. Thin yellow sandstone rubble with freestone dressings, slate roofs and copper-clad fleche. STYLE: Decorated. PLAN: 6-bay nave and 2-bay apsidal chancel as one vessel with fleche at the junction, north and south aisles with gabled porches, apsidal west chapel. EXTERIOR: the nave has 6 circular clerestory windows with differing tracery, and in the west gable 2 tall narrow 2-centred arched 3-light windows with elaborate Decorated tracery and a rose window above. The chapel below these windows has a 3-sided west end with a cusped window in each of these sides, a steeply-pitched roof with apex cross, and a square bay in each angle with a segmental-pointed window and a hipped roof. The chancel has tall traceried 2-centred arched windows with gables above. Elegant fleche with crockets and finial. INTERIOR: 6-bay arcades of cylindrical polished granite columns with crocket caps, and 2-centred arches both moulded and chamfered; clustered wall-shafts on foliated corbels (all different), and moulded 2-centred arches to wooden wagon roof; chancel arch formed by slender clustered wall-shafts rising to traceried wooden arch; chancel with 2-bay arcades to north organ house and south chapel, and very elaborate carved wooden triptych reredos. West end of nave has elaborate triple arcade to chapel of St Barnabas. North aisle has stained glass by Kempe.



Listing NGR: SJ3109099136

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Legacy System: LBS

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