The Diocese of Liverpool was founded on 29 September 1850, and elevated to the status of an archdiocese on 28 October 1911. It consists of the county of Lancashire (south of the Ribble), parts of Merseyside, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, and the Isle of Man. It is the Metropolitan diocese in the Province of Liverpool. The cathedral is in Liverpool, and is dedicated to Christ the King. 208 churches were visited for Taking Stock (2007).

Waterloo – St Thomas of Canterbury

Stone-built church in fourteenth century Gothic style, one of a number built in the Archdiocese from designs by Edmund... Read More

Wavertree – Our Lady of Good Help

A substantial and well-designed church by J. & B. Sinnott. While the tower and spire were never built as originally... Read More

Wavertree – St Hugh of Lincoln

An engaging church of 1904 by Pugin & Pugin, St Hugh of Lincoln is characteristic of the work of this prolific... Read More

West Derby – St Paul

A good example of a modest parish church in the free Gothic style, designed by one of the leading Catholic... Read More

West Derby – St Timothy

A modest brick church built to serve a new housing estate. Its principal interest lies in its resemblance to military... Read More

West Leigh (Plank Lane) – Our Lady of the Rosary

A church typical of many built in the interwar period to serve new housing estates, in an austere Romanesque style. The... Read More

Westvale – St Michael

A functional modern church serving a post-war housing estate.Westvale is a district of the new town of Kirkby,... Read More

Whiston – St Leo

A design-and-build church of the 1970s.Whiston originated as a mining village on the edge of the Lancashire... Read More

Whiston – St Luke the Evangelist

An interwar church in a simplified Romanesque style with spare architectural detailing.Whiston originated as a mining... Read More

Widnes – St Basil

A well-designed modern church, attractive and welcoming in character, and flexible in use. A significant building in an... Read More

Widnes – St Bede

A convincing work by a major Gothic Revival architect of the mid-nineteenth century. Substantial in scale, and... Read More

Widnes – St John Fisher

A small brick post-war church, not of special architectural or historic interest.The church was built in 1951 to... Read More

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