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© Mrs Anne Gilmore LRPS, CPAGB

IoE Number: 213915
Location: CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH ROAD (west side)
Photographer: Mrs Anne Gilmore LRPS, CPAGB
Date Photographed: 27 August 1999
Date listed: 14 March 1975
Date of last amendment: 14 March 1975
Grade II*

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SJ 4286CHURCH ROAD,WOOLTON(west side)L25

SJ 4286 CHURCH ROAD, WOOLTON (west side) L25 44/290 Church of St. Peter 14.3.75 G.V. II* 1886-7. Church. Grayson and Ould. Red sandstone. Nave with gabled aisles, south porch, chancel, north chapel and south-east tower. 4-bay aisles have 3-light windows with perpendicular tracery; high 5-light west window in projection with windows in returns. North transept has 4- light window and diagonal buttresses. 3-bay North Chapel has 4-light east window. 7-light window to chancel and vestry to south. Tower has angle buttresses, with canted turret in south-east angle; paired 2-light bell openings with transoms, cornice with gargoyles; embattled parapet with pinnacles. Interior: 5-bay arcades on quatrefoil columns; arch braced collar roof. Octagonal alabaster font with relief scenes to sides, pulpit in similar style. Wrought iron screens to chancel and chapel, and parclose screen. Organ in finely detailed case in arch to south of chancel. Sedilia with cusped arches and pinnacles. Good C19 stained glass, mostly by Kempe; 2 windows by Morris and Co. (south aisle south east and baptistry south) are early works. An example of a complete late C19 church.

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