CHURCH OF OUR LADY STAR OF THE SEA

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1258191
Date first listed:
20-Jan-1988
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF OUR LADY STAR OF THE SEA, WHEATLAND LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF OUR LADY STAR OF THE SEA, WHEATLAND LANE

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

District:
Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 31874 90997

Details

SJ 39 SW WALLASEY WHEATLAND LANE (east side) Wallasey

3/83 Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea

- II

Catholic church. 1898-9. by Edmund Kirby. Stone with slate roof. Single vessel nave and chancel, aisles, chapels and baptistry. 5-bay nave has lancets with splayed reveals, paired to clerestory; south aisle has paired lancets, the central pair divided by weathered buttress, and end single lancets, end buttresses; north aisle has 2 gabled transeptal bays forming confessionals with rose windows. West front has flanking gabled buttresses. Entrance has 2 segmental-headed doors with sexfoil in tympanum with foliage; flanking windows and parapet with trefoil-headed arches. Giant arch has 6 gabled lancets with weathering and rose window above. Gabled north porch with north entrance and south canted baptistry with trefoil-headed windows. Chancel has canted end with 3-light window and 2 lancets to north and south. North chapel has 2-light north window. South chapel has 2-light south window with rose window in west gable. Tall gabled buttress to north of chancel. Interior: 5-bay arcades on round piers; waggon roof. Canted timber west gallery over porch. Octagonal stone pulpit on clustered shafts has cusped arches and marble shafts. Chancel arch has flanking canopied statues. Marble panelling to chancel and marble altar, reredos with aedicule. Timber parclose screens in arches to chapels. Good stained glass to chancel.

Listing NGR: SJ3187490997

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
444549
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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Date: 17 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/06360/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Geoffrey Court. Source Historic England Archive
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