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Tower to Former Church of St Hilary to South West of Present Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Wallasey, Wirral

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4212 / 53°25'16"N

Longitude: -3.0603 / 3°3'37"W

OS Eastings: 329632

OS Northings: 392128

OS Grid: SJ296921

Mapcode National: GBR 7X2W.79

Mapcode Global: WH761.Y8WK

Entry Name: Tower to Former Church of St Hilary to South West of Present Church

Listing Date: 20 May 1952

Last Amended: 20 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259875

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443663

Location: Wirral, CH45

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Wallasey

Built-Up Area: Wallasey

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Wallasey St Hilary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 29 SE WALLASEY CLAREMOUNT ROAD
(west side)
Wallasey

2/41 Tower to former
church of
20/5/52 St. Hilary to
south west of
present church
(Formerly listed as
"Wallasey Old Church
G.V. II Tower")
Tower. Lower part C13, upper part has datestone to south
face: 1530. Stone. 3-stage tower with diagonal buttresses.
Blocked arches to north and east faces. Signs of lean-to
roof to east face; north face has blocked 2-light window
inserted in arch. West face has blocked window of 3 cusped
lights. South face has tall blocked opening with inserted
entrance with 4-centred head and datestone above. 3-light
louvred bell openings, drip mould and embattled parapet with
gargoyles. Arches formerly opened into church destroyed
c.1850.


Listing NGR: SJ2963292128

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

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