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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: 1283647



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: 19-Mar-1981

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 216415

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BOOTLE FERNHILL ROAD SJ 39 NE (west side) 10/15 Church of 19.03.81 St. Monica II Catholic Church. 1936. By. F.X. Velarde. Fawn brick and green pantile roof. Nave with aisles, wide west tower with narthex, and chancel with north chapel (ritual west is actual east) and organ loft. Narthex has entrance with relief figure in canted panel over door and flanking 2-light windows. Small stones below parapet with symbols and date stone inscribed "JCF 1936". Tower has 3 windows of 2 lights and 3 transoms, the upper lights round headed, zig-zag frieze and cornice. Above these, 3 tall relief angels by H. Tyson Smith. The returns of the tower have 2-light window and relief eagle. Aisles of 6 bays have 2-light windows with 3 transoms. Above the parapet, transverse arches serve as flying buttresses. Chancel has 7-light, 2- transom window to north, all lights round-headed. Low chapel has 7-light north window. Organ loft has 4-light, 2- transom east window. Interior: Round tower arch and round arch to baptistery on south side of narthex, with chrome gates. Round nave arcades, aisles pierced through internal buttresses, that to north a passage aisle only. Small paired lights to clerestory. Flat ceiling with longitudinal ribs. Chancel east wall has fluted pilasters and relief checkwork; 6 relief angels by W.L. Stevenson. Triangular niches for cross, and high baldachino. Low 7-light window to chapel and 2-light 2-transom screen to organ loft. Chrome altar rail and gates to chapel. Nave altar.

Listing NGR: SJ3503395688

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National Grid Reference: SJ 35033 95688


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