CHURCH OF SAINT AGNES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1359871
Date first listed:
14-Mar-1975
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT AGNES, ULLET ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT AGNES, ULLET ROAD

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

District:
Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 37591 88494

Details

SJ 3788 ULLET ROAD (north side) L17

33/1246 Church of Saint Agnes 14.3.75. G.V. I

Church, 1883-5. J. L. Pearson. Brick with stone dressings, tile roof. Nave with aisles under lean-to roofs,east and west transepts (ritual west is actual south). Short chancel with canted end and ambulatory, flanked by turrets. South chapel. Aisles have 2-light plate tracery windows between gabled buttresses, lancets to clerestory. West end has angle buttresses framing three 2-light windows, entrance with small buttresses between. Gallery above, with arcaded balustrade and stepped 3 light window; gable cross. Flanking porches under lean-to roofs arches of 2 orders to both sides and cinquefoil windows. West transepts have lancets and angle buttresses. East transepts have 4-light windows. Lead fleche at east end of nave. Chancel has lancets flanked by narrower blind lancets, with wall shafts. South chapel has aisles and 3-light east window. Interior: stone. 4-bay nave with arcades on round piers, corbelled wall shafts, gallery and quadripartite vault (no ridge rib). Porch at west end has 3 arches and gallery above. North west transept is baptistry with marble font. North west transept has octagonal organ loft on marble piers. North and south chapels to west of east transepts. Chancel has apsed end, arcading with arches paired under relieving arch with roundel. Angels in spandrels, gallery and relief panels of Adoration of the bands, statues of angels over. Iron grilles to ambulatory. Low marble wall to chancel. South chapel has south aisle and north aisle formed by ambulatory. South transept has timber gallery. Good stained glass, including windows by Kempe. "The noblest Victorian church in Liverpool" (Pevsner).

Listing NGR: SJ3758988493

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
359626
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 22 Nov 2002
Reference: IOE01/07106/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Taylor. Source Historic England Archive
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