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© Mr Ronald May

IoE Number: 214005
Location: CHURCH OF ST PAUL, DERBY LANE
  LIVERPOOL, LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE
Photographer: Mr Ronald May
Date Photographed: 28 April 2007
Date listed: 12 July 1966
Date of last amendment: 12 July 1966
Grade II*

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SJ 3991DERBY LANEL1325/367Church of12.7.66St. Paul

SJ 3991 DERBY LANE L13 25/367 Church of 12.7.66 St. Paul G.V. II* 1916. Church by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. Grey brick with red tile roof. Grey brick with stone banding and window heads, tile roof, single vessel nave and chancel, passage aisles, 3 transepts and central tower. Weathered parapet. West end has 3 cusped lancets in round-headed recess, with ribs between (ritual west is actual north). Flanking porches have pointed entrances with wood and iron gates. North west porch bounded (1984). South-west porch has inner entrance with pointed arch and tympanum with arms. Transepts have half-hipped gables and windows as west front. Chanced has blank east hall and 4-light windows to north and south. Aisles have rose windows, those to south over doors. Tower has 2 round headed recesses to each side, with round- headed 2-light bell openings, Y-tracery and deep louvres. South east angle chamfered, with pinnacle and canted stair turret with hipped roof behind parapet; pyramidal roof. Interior is rendered with exposed brick quoins. Passages have arches to transepts and nave. Groin vaults to crossings have brick ribs to 4 sides. Low chancel wall has canted pulpits to each end. Organ loft to north of chancel. Churchyard wall adjoins west end of church on both sides and runs along Derby Lane, Etruscan Road and south side of site. Main gate to Derby Lane has segmental arch; other gates to side of west end and Etruscan Road. One of Sir Giles Scott's most outstanding works, the church bears resemblance to his prize winning design for the Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool.

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