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Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SJ 31403 91537


SJ 39 SW WALLASEY LISCARD ROAD (south side) Wallasey

3/49 Church of - St. John

- II

Church. 1832-3. By H. Edwards, interior remodelled 1892. Stucco with stone dressings and stone facade. Facade has Doric entablature and panelled parapet; angle pilasters and tetrastyle Doric portico. Windows have architraves, the jambs sloping inwards, friezes and consoled pediments; small-paned glazing. Entrance has architrave, frieze and consoled pediment; overlight and paired 2-panel doors. Returns of 7 bays, windows as above but no consoles, projecting stone western bays (ritual west is actual north) have paired flat pilasters flanking entrances. Rear has projecting pedimented chancel and low projecting bays to either side. Chancel has blind tripartite window with pilasters and entablature with wreaths. Interior: Plain; elliptical chancel arch. Late C19 partitions form organ chamber and lady chapel flanking choir in front of arch. Sanctuary has tripartite reredos, as exterior, with painting, and stencilling above. Nave has paintings of apostles applied to walls. Elliptical alabaster font on 3 marble steps has angel supporters, cherubs' heads and gadroon edge. C20 wood font cover made in Africa, with Lady chapel reredos panel. Square timber pulpit originally part of 2-decker pulpit. Vestry has original cupboards with angle pilasters and entablatures.

Listing NGR: SJ3140391537


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

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Date: 28 May 2007
Reference: IOE01/16005/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Geoffrey Court. Source Historic England Archive
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