Liverpool

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).

Croft – St Lewis

A good and typical example of the type of unassuming Catholic chapel built in the years between the Second Relief Act... Read More

Croxteth – Our Lady Queen of Martyrs

A modest post-Vatican II design by the Prichard practice, square on plan and with a pyramidal roof. The Buildings of... Read More

Eccleston – St Agnes

A church of modest architectural ambitions, notable above all for its old-fashioned design (the medievalising tower... Read More

Eccleston – St Julie

A functional design by a prolific post-war practice. The Eccleston area was a centre of recusancy, with a Catholic... Read More

Euxton – St Mary

A good example of a medium-sized church by E.W. Pugin, which forms a group with the attached presbytery, also by Pugin.... Read More

Fairfield – St Sebastian

Built to serve what was an affluent community at the time of construction, the basilican design is simple, though not... Read More

Farington – St Catherine Labouré

A mid-twentieth century building adapted from a garage. The building seems to have been formed from the garage of a... Read More

Fazakerley – Holy Name

A  small  church  of  concrete  frame  construction  which  nevertheless makes a bold and original... Read More

Ford – Holy Spirit

A modern structure with a prominent roof structure with continuous raised clerestorey along the ridge.  The parish... Read More

Formby – Our Lady of Compassion

A church built in transitional Lombard Romanesque/Gothic style by the distinguished Catholic architect Henry Clutton,... Read More

Formby – St Jerome

A relatively  modest example of the prolific practice of Weightman & Bullen, square on plan under a pyramidal... Read More

Formby (Freshfield) – St Anne

A utilitarian church-hall design of the 1930s, somewhat altered. St Anne’s was established as a chapel-of-ease to... Read More

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