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Church of Our Lady Immaculate

A Grade II Listed Building in Prescot, Knowsley

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Latitude: 53.4285 / 53°25'42"N

Longitude: -2.8079 / 2°48'28"W

OS Eastings: 346413

OS Northings: 392712

OS Grid: SJ464927

Mapcode National: GBR 8XTS.WQ

Mapcode Global: WH879.V320

Entry Name: Church of Our Lady Immaculate

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199627

English Heritage Legacy ID: 215301

Location: Prescot, Knowsley, L34

County: Knowsley

Civil Parish: Prescot

Built-Up Area: Prescot

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Prescot St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SJ 49 SE

Church of Our Lady Immaculate

Catholic church. 1856-7. By J. Hansom. Rock-faced stone
with ashlar dressings and slate roof. 7-bay nave, shallow
transepts and 2-bay chancel. Nave has 2-light windows with
plate tracery between deep weathered buttresses; gabled
south porch has diagonal buttresses and statue in niche
above entrance. West front has 2-light windows flanking
buttress with canted inner angles forming stair turret; top
gargoyles and short spire with iron cross. South transept
has diagonal buttresses and 4-light window with Geometrical
tracery; north transept has extension for confessionals and
passage to presbytery. Chancel has 2 windows of 2 lights to
south and 4-light east window. Interior: Roof has panels
with C20 colour scheme. West gallery on braced timber
posts. Stepped triple segmental-pointed arches to transepts
on piers with foliate capitals. Chancel arch has continuous
mouldings and hood mould with angel stops; flanking marble
altars and reredoses. Chancel reredos has gabled traceried
panels, cresting and central gabled aedicule.

Listing NGR: SJ4641292711

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