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Church of St Dunstan

A Grade II* Listed Building in Picton, Liverpool

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Latitude: 53.3989 / 53°23'55"N

Longitude: -2.9436 / 2°56'36"W

OS Eastings: 337355

OS Northings: 389529

OS Grid: SJ373895

Mapcode National: GBR 7FR.7L

Mapcode Global: WH877.RTGQ

Entry Name: Church of St Dunstan

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068261

English Heritage Legacy ID: 214048

Location: Liverpool, L7

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Picton

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: St Luke in the City Team

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


7/409 Church of St
- II*

Church. 1886-9. Aldridge and Deacon. Red brick with slate
roof. 5-bay nave with aisles and baptistry under lean-to
roofs, 2-bay chancel with north chapel and south organ-loft
in transept. Fleche at west end of nave has 2-light
traceried bell-openings and copper-clad spire. West end has
baptistry with 1:3:1 lancets and parapet. North porch has
pointed entrance with roll moulded arch and flanking
buttresses; diapered gable has niche with figure of St.
Dunstan. South porch has south entrance. West window of 5
stepped lancets under pointed relieving arch, the tympanum
with Christ and symbols of the Evangelists flanking
octagonal turrets with pyramidal roofs with lucarnes. Aisles
have 3 stepped lancets per bay, the clerestory has 2
lancets. Chancel has 3 stepped lancets. Interior: Brick, 5-
bay nave arcades on stone piers, frieze over. 3 arches to
baptistry. Arch-braced king-post roof, western trusses more
elaborate. Stepped chancel arch, no capitals. Iron screen
and frieze with angels'heads; wagon roof. Wall memorial
brasses in aisles and good C19 glass, particularly west
window. A severe but handsome design.

Listing NGR: SJ3735589529

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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