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Chapel of Bluecoat School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wavertree, Liverpool

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Latitude: 53.3924 / 53°23'32"N

Longitude: -2.9154 / 2°54'55"W

OS Eastings: 339222

OS Northings: 388787

OS Grid: SJ392887

Mapcode National: GBR 7MT.9X

Mapcode Global: WH878.5ZZP

Entry Name: Chapel of Bluecoat School

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068325

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213907

Location: Liverpool, L15

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Wavertree

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Wavertree Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


7/282 Chapel of
G.V. II*

Chapel. 1903-6. Briggs, Wolstenholme and Thornley. Brick
with stone dressings. Greek-cross plan with canted inner
angles, low extruded corners and narthex to north. Top
entablature and balustrade with open pediments to centres of
cross arms; quoin strips. Venetian windows with Ionic
colonnettes and festoons above, in round-arched recess.
Canted inner angles have round windows in square architrave.
East cross arm facing street has bowed apse with Corinthian
pilastrade and 3 round-headed windows with festoons to
aprons, eared architraves and triple keys. Shallow dome on
octagonal drum has lantern with round-headed lights,
pilasters, cornice and cupola with cross. Narthex has 3
round-headed entrances with Ionic angle pilasters,
entablsature and balustrade, Ionic columns support segmental
pediment with arms in tympanum. Interior has coffered dome
with round windows to 4 lunette recesses. Chapel adjoins
south-east angle of school (q.v.)

Listing NGR: SJ3922288787

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

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