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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Bootle, Sefton

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Latitude: 53.4488 / 53°26'55"N

Longitude: -2.9828 / 2°58'58"W

OS Eastings: 334825

OS Northings: 395124

OS Grid: SJ348951

Mapcode National: GBR 745.SP

Mapcode Global: WH871.4KWX

Plus Code: 9C5VC2X8+GV

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 17 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216413

Location: Derby, Sefton, L20

County: Sefton

Electoral Ward/Division: Derby

Built-Up Area: Bootle

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Bootle Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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SJ 39 NW
(north side)
9/13 Christ Church
Church. 1866. By Slater and Carpenter. Red stone with
yellow stone banding, slate roof. Nave with aisles; west
tower with porch; chancel with north vestry and south
chapel. Tower has set back buttresses; 3-light west window
with plate tracery and clock face above. Porch has hipped
roof and south entrance. Bell stage has clasping buttresses
with nook shafts and paired louvred bell openings. Splayed
spire has quatrefoil pinnacles at angles and quatrefoil
piercings. 5-bay nave has aisles with paired cusped lancets
between weathered buttresses. Clerestory has 10 single
lights. Vestry and chapel have hipped roofs and two 2-light
plate tracery windows. Chancel has canted end and 2-light
windows. Interior has painted brick polychromy. Nave
arcades on round piers with early English capitals. Arch-
braced collar roof on corbels. Chancel arch on paired
responds; arcading and 3-bay reredos with mosaic work.
Wrought iron light fittings. Font under tower of 1871,
octagonal on marble piers. Screen of 1920, organ of 1925.
The church occupies an important site overlooking the town.

Listing NGR: SJ3482595124

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