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United Reformed Church

A Grade II Listed Building in St Gabriels, Knowsley

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Latitude: 53.4113 / 53°24'40"N

Longitude: -2.8339 / 2°50'2"W

OS Eastings: 344665

OS Northings: 390823

OS Grid: SJ446908

Mapcode National: GBR 8XNZ.8V

Mapcode Global: WH879.FJR5

Plus Code: 9C5VC568+GC

Entry Name: United Reformed Church

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 215282

Location: Knowsley, Merseyside, L36

County: Knowsley

Electoral Ward/Division: St Gabriels

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Huyton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SJ 49 SW
(east side)
5/24 United Reformed
- Church


Non-conformist church. 1889-90. By W D Caroe. Stone with
slate roof. Nave with gabled aisles and north transept,
chancel with north tower and south vestry and hall (ritual
north is actual west). West front has aisles recessed
behind lean-to porches. Nave has 3 lancets and rose window
over small gabled buttress; flanking gabled buttresses.
Porches have gabled entrances of one order; aisles have 5
lancets, the outer ones blind. North side has aisle with
lancet triplets under hoodmoulds between gabled buttresses.
Transept of 2 gabled bays has paired lancets with blind
quatrefoils above. Tower has set-back buttresses with
octagonal pinnacles; North gabled stair turret and lancet;
gabled porch. Weathered sill to 4-bay blind arcade with 2
lights, louvred bell openings of 2 orders; broach spire has
lucarnes and weather cock. Chancel east end has gabled
angle buttresses and central buttress; 4 short lancets and 4
stepped lancets above, under hood mould; top trefoil. North
lean-to vestry under paired lancets, south hall of 2 bays
with square-headed windows, with gabled vestry to west.
South aisle has east 2-light window with plate tracery over
vestry. Interior: stone faced. 4-bay arcades on quatrefoil
piers. Nave and aisles have diaphragm arches with 2 pierced
round-headed openings. 2-bay arcade to transept. Font in
west recess has central and 6 outer piers; trefoil-headed
panels. Half-hexagonal stone pulpit has 5 small shafts and
2 taller outer ones; cornice has dog-tooth moulding.
Chancel has diaphragm arch on wall shafts; north organ loft;
gabled buttress to east end; stalls.

Listing NGR: SJ4466590823

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

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