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Oxton Road Congregational Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Birkenhead, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.3851 / 53°23'6"N

Longitude: -3.0364 / 3°2'10"W

OS Eastings: 331165

OS Northings: 388080

OS Grid: SJ311880

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y79.F8

Mapcode Global: WH87D.B5CS

Plus Code: 9C5R9XP7+2F

Entry Name: Oxton Road Congregational Church

Listing Date: 28 March 1974

Last Amended: 10 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291881

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389267

ID on this website: 101291881

Location: Wirral, Merseyside, CH43

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Birkenhead and Tranmere

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Birkenhead

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Birkenhead Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Church building Gothic Revival

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OXTON ROAD (West side)
Oxton Road Congregational Church


Includes: Oxton Road Congregational Church WOODCHURCH ROAD.

Congregational Church. 1857-8. By William Cole. Coursed and squared rubble with Westmorland slate roof. Wide nave with (liturgical) north tower. Massive tower with clasping buttresses terminating in truncated pinnacles. West door with steep moulded arch with shafts and ogee cusped foliated hood mould over. Blank traceried band below paired bell chamber lights. Embattled parapet, now missing original angle pinnacles. Nave has 7-light west window with reticulated tracery. Canted baptistery projects below with trefoiled lights. Angle buttresses with heavy octagonal pinnacles. Nave divided into 6 bays by buttresses, with 3-light Decorated windows and flat roofed porch towards south-west with chamfered and moulded arched doorway. Doorway towards south-east, with rose window over, cut by added hall block on south side.

(The Buildings of England: Nikolaus Pevsner and Edward Hubbard: Cheshire: Harmondsworth: 1971).

Listing NGR: SJ3116588080

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