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© Mr David Cross

IoE Number: 213888
Photographer: Mr David Cross
Date Photographed: 04 April 2002
Date listed: 28 June 1952
Date of last amendment: 28 June 1952
Grade I

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SJ 48 NW CHILDWALL ABBEY ROAD L16 8/264 Church of 28.6.52 All Saints G.V. I Church. Chancel C14, south aisle and porch perhaps C15, additions in C18, west tower and spire 1810-11, north aisle 1833, rebuilt in part 1900-5. West tower has 2-light Y- tracery window and 2-light bell openings over 3-face clock; parapet with blind arcading, gargoyles, and needle spire. South aisle has embattled parapet, porch with 4-centred arched entrance and niche above. The Salisbury chapel, 1739- 40, has a south window of 3 lights and a 2-light square- headed east window; the aisle itself has cusped 2-light square-headed windows. North aisle has 3-light segmental- pointed windows and a 7-light window to the Plumbe Chapel of 1777, an ornamental cornice and embattled parapet. North chancel aisle is former vestry of 1753. Chancel has 2 straight-headed windows of 2 cusped lights; east window probably C18.Interior: Nave arcades of 3 bays, octagonal piers and double chamfered arches, the central one wider, pier removed when Salisbury chapel built. West gallery across nave and south aisle, C18. 3-bay arcade between north aisle and north extension, 1833. 8 hatchments in nave and north aisle. Nave roof has tie beams with tracery above. Chancel roof is waggon vaulted. Royal arms of 1664 above chancel arch. South aisle has 2 brasses to H. Norris (died 1524) and his wife. Remains of C14 piscina on south side of chancel. Painted memorial to Major Pitcairn Campbell (died 1855), in north chancel aisle, a rare example. Porch has stones from Saxon coffin. Norman capital embedded in wall of north chancel aisle. Brass chandelier, 1737, in nave; C19 replicas in chancel. South aisle east window by Kempe, 1900- 5. The only remaining mediaeval church in Liverpool.

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