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Church of All Hallows

A Grade I Listed Building in Church, Liverpool

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Latitude: 53.3807 / 53°22'50"N

Longitude: -2.9037 / 2°54'13"W

OS Eastings: 339984

OS Northings: 387474

OS Grid: SJ399874

Mapcode National: GBR 7PZ.V3

Mapcode Global: WH87G.C9J4

Entry Name: Church of All Hallows

Listing Date: 28 June 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068414

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213646

Location: Liverpool, L18

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Church

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Allerton All Hallows

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


39/54 Church of All
28.6.52 Hallows

G.V. I

Church. 1872-6. G.E.Grayson. For J. Bibby in memory of his
wife. Stone with slate roofs. Nave with aisles under lean-to
roofs, transepts, west tower (ritual west is actual north),
chancel with vestry to north and organ loft to south under
lean-to roofs. South-east mausoleum to the Bibby family,
Tower of Somerset type, with angle buttresses, panelled,
embattled parapet with pinnacles at angles and smaller side
pinnacles. West entrance and 4-light west window with late
Decorated tracery. 2 windows of 2 lights, 3-face clock and 2
bell openings of 2 lights with pierced stone screens.
Flanking porches with diagonal buttresses. 4-bay nave has 3-
light aisle windows with reticulated tracery and 2-light
clerestory windows. Transepts have 4-light windows, one
north-east window. Chancel has 5-light east window and 2
north windows. Mausoleum has diagonal buttress and parapet
with pinnacle, cusped arched entrance and window with
railings. Interior: 5-bay nave arcade, wider arches to
transepts. Chancel has lower walls faced with marble and
banded upper walls; 2-bay arcade to organ chamber. Low
chancel wall with corbelled pulpit; choir stalls. Marble
font on octagonal base under tower. South transept has wall
monument to J.Bibby (died 1840), figure of Hope with profile
below. Free standing monument to Mrs. Bibby by Fabiani
(taken from mausoleum). Windows by Morris and Co, designed
by Burne-Jones, except North transept east window by Heaton,
Butler and Bayne. West and east windows of 1875-6 (the
latter the Adoration of the Lamb). South transept window of
1877, 4 Good Men; north transept window of 1880, 4 Good
Women. Chancel north windows of 1881, Angels. 8 aisle
windows of 1882-6, scenes from the Life of Christ. The
windows show Burne-Jones' development as a stained-glass
designer and constitute one of the most complete sets to be
found; the cartoons were re-used at e.g. Jesus College
Chapel, Cambridge. A. Charles Sewter, The Stained Glass of
William Morris and his Circle, 1974 pp 41,52.

Listing NGR: SJ3998687471

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