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Church of St Mary and Presbytery

A Grade II Listed Building in Billinge, St. Helens

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Latitude: 53.4909 / 53°29'27"N

Longitude: -2.7177 / 2°43'3"W

OS Eastings: 352479

OS Northings: 399591

OS Grid: SJ524995

Mapcode National: GBR 9XG2.FB

Mapcode Global: WH86Z.7J35

Entry Name: Church of St Mary and Presbytery

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075919

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216298

Location: Billinge Chapel End, St. Helens, WN5

County: St. Helens

Civil Parish: Billinge Chapel End

Built-Up Area: Billinge

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Billinge St Aidan

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

(east side)

4/8 Church of
Saint Mary and
- Presbytery

- II

Catholic church and presbytery. Church of 1828, with mid
C19 apse and presbytery. Stone with slate roof. 3-bay nave
with impost band and cornice; pedimented west gable. Round-
headed windows have keystones and leaded glazing, and
rectangular panels above. West end has windows flanking
entrance which has porch with paired unfluted Doric columns,
frieze and cornice. Gable has projecting panel with
entwined initials. Rectangular apse has paired round-headed
lancets and adjoins the presbytery, of 2 storeys and 3 bays.
3rd bay has gable and ground-floor canted bay window with
hipped roof. Central entrance has shallow gabled porch.
Interior: Segmental vaulted ceiling. Small west gallery
above internal porch with etched glazing. Round chancel
arch on paired columns with scrolly capitals. Canted apse
with large paintings, niche to right, altar to left. Font
of 1877, alabaster on coloured marble shafts; panels of
evangelist's symbols.

Listing NGR: SJ5247999591

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

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