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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Birkenhead, Wirral

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4 / 53°24'0"N

Longitude: -3.1115 / 3°6'41"W

OS Eastings: 326191

OS Northings: 389820

OS Grid: SJ261898

Mapcode National: GBR 6YQ3.4X

Mapcode Global: WH761.5SKV

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 29 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366011

English Heritage Legacy ID: 444538

Location: Wirral, CH46

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Moreton West and Saughall Massie

Built-Up Area: Birkenhead

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Moreton Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 28 NE WALLASEY UPTON ROAD
(west side)
Moreton

5/72 Christ Church
29.1.87
- II


Church. 1862-3. By Cunningham and Audsley. Snecked stone
with roof of hexagonal slates. 4-bay nave, north west tower
and spire, transept, and chancel and south vestry. Nave to
west end has stepped triple lancets, the central lancet with
tracery; roundel above has interlaced star of David. South
side has alternating 2-light windows with Geometrical
tracery between weathered buttresses. Gabled porch has
diagonal buttresses, entrance of one order and 3-light side
windows with colonnettes. Tower to north has angle
buttresses, 2-light west window, similar window to north
with rose window above, canted stair turret with entrance in
square base to east. Stepped triple louvred bell-openings.
Corbelled cornice with gargoyles, octagonal crocketed
pinnacles and broach spire with 3 tiers of lucarnes. North
transept has angle buttresses and north spherical triangle
window. 2-bay chancel has angle buttresses, 4-light east
window and paired lancets to north and south. Vestry has
segmental-pointed entrance, dripstone and blind light above.


Listing NGR: SJ2619189820

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

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