The Churches of Britain and Ireland

  Liverpool, Merseyside

Liverpool on Wikipedia.


Churches in Allerton, Fazakerley, Kirkdale, Toxteth, Woolton.

All Saints, Childwall Lane, Childwall. SJ 414 890. Don Tomkinson. Link.

All Saints, on Broad Green Road, Stoneycroft. SJ 396 908. Don Tomkinson.

All Saints on Hale Road, Speke. SJ 430 834. Rob Brettle. Another view, Martin Richter (2011). Link.

Anfield Cemetery Chapel (1863) on Priory Road, Anfield. SJ 365 938. Mike Berrell (2014).

Liverpool Anglican Cathedral on St. James' Mount, dedicated as the Cathedral Church of Christ. SJ 353 893. Dave Westrap. Four additional views - 1, 2, 3, 4, all John Bowdler (2013). Link.

Holy Trinity at Walton Breck. From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection.

Our Lady and St. Nicholas on Chapel Street. Interior view. Both John Balaam (2015). Link. Grade II listed.

Our Lady of Reconciliation de la Salette (R.C.), on Eldon Street. SJ 344 916. Don Tomkinson.

Roman Catholic Cathedral, dedicated as the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King. SJ 356 901. Dave Westrap. Link.

St. Bernadette (R.C.) on Heath Road. SJ 407 858. Don Tomkinson. Adam McCurdy has advised that this church has now closed - see here.

St. George, on Heyworth St. SJ 357 919. Don Tomkinson. Link.

St. Peter, which stood on Church Street, held its final service in September 1919, and was demolished in 1922. From an old postcard in Mick Finney's Collection.

Unitarian Church on Hope Street. unitarian.co.uk. This, and many other old engravings on this website, are reproduced from the downloadable books on the Unitarian Church Headquarters website here. The books are Pictures of Unitarian Churches by Emily Sharpe (1901) and the 1914 edition of Nonconformist Church Architecture by Ronald P. Jones M.A, (Oxon), and the images are reproduced by kind permission of James Barry of Unitarian Church Headquarters. My appreciation also to Mike Berrell for his efforts in this regard.

Allerton
Allerton Cemetery (SJ 416 852) on Woolton Road has three chapels, all from 1909 - Church of England, Roman Catholic, and Non-Conformist. All Richard Humphreys (2014).

Fazakerley
Emmanuel Church (CoE) on Longmoor Lane. SJ 374 972. Mike Berrell (2014).
Methodist Church on Lower Lane. SJ 383 973. Mike Berrell (2014).

Kirkdale
St. Athanasius (CoE) on Fountains Road. The previous church of 1880 was destroyed in WWII - the present church was consecrated in 1957. The presnt church originally has an open-contsruction clock (and bell?) tower, since removed. Photos of its removal can be seen in the image gallery of the appended link. SJ 350 934. Tony Preston. Link.
St. John the Evangelist on Fountains Road. SJ 351 935. Tony Preston.

Toxteth
Ancient Chapel of Toxteth (pre-1778, Presbyterian, later Unitarian) on Park Road. unitarian.co.uk. This, and many other old engravings on this website, are reproduced from the downloadable books on the Unitarian Church Headquarters website here. The books are Pictures of Unitarian Churches by Emily Sharpe (1901) and the 1914 edition of Nonconformist Church Architecture by Ronald P. Jones M.A, (Oxon), and the images are reproduced by kind permission of James Barry of Unitarian Church Headquarters. My appreciation also to Mike Berrell for his efforts in this regard. A modern view, Richard Humphreys (2014).
St. Michael in the Hamlet (1815) on St. Michael's Church Road, Toxteth Park. Known locally as the Cast Iron Church, as it is a sort of pre-fabricated building - cast iron frames with brick in-fill. These two photos show the cast iron construction - 1, 2. As if that wasn't unusual enough, it has two slate roofs, a second having been built over the first when it developed leaks. Side Chapel. It has some fine stained glass - 1, 2, and the East window. John is aware of a similar church in Everton. All John Balaam (2014). Link. Grade I listed.

Woolton
St. Peter on Church Road. SJ 422 870. Don explains that this splendid church was where the Beatles got together for a Church Summer Fair in 1957, and that the churchyard contains the grave of Eleanor Rigby. Don Tomkinson. Link.
Springwood Crematorium (1975) on Springwood Avenue has two chapels - Myrtle Chapel and Rosemary Chapel, both at SJ 418 856. Both Richard Humphreys (2014).

 

 
 

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07 December 2016

Steve Bulman

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