Acclaimed Places of Worship Walking Tour, Liverpool, Liverpool

Acclaimed Places of Worship Walking Tour, Liverpool, Liverpool
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the iOS app "Liverpool Map and Walks" on iTunes App Store or the Android app "Liverpool Map and Walks" on Google Play. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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The architecture of religious buildings is especially impressive in the United Kingdom. A mix of styles such as Gothic, Victorian, and Scandinavian makes Liverpool's landscape unforgettable. You will find some of the most popular religious attractions on this tour.

Acclaimed Places of Worship Walking Tour, Liverpool Map

Guide Name: Acclaimed Places of Worship Walking Tour, Liverpool
Guide Location: England » Liverpool (See other walking tours in Liverpool)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.7 km
Author: irenes
Church of St Bridget

1) Church of St Bridget

The Church of Saint Bridget is a Grade II listed building and an active Anglican parish church in the diocese of Liverpool. The foundation stone was laid on 21 September 1868. The church is built in the style of an Italianate basilica. It is constructed of common brick with banding of red and blue brick, and a slate roof. All the windows are round-headed. The top stage of the campanile has round-headed, louvered bell-openings and sill courses, a cornice and a pyramidal roof. The altar is...   view more
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Church of St Clare

2) Church of St Clare

The Church of St Clare is a Grade I listed building, the only Grade I listed Roman Catholic church in the Archdiocese of Liverpool. The church was built between 1888 and 1890. The architect was Leonard Stokes, the godson of Francis Reynolds. The high altar, dating from 1890, consists of a large triptych which contains paintings and relief sculptures by Robert Anning Bell and George Frampton. The stone pulpit was designed by Stokes and consists of four sides of a hexagon with openwork tracery....   view more
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Unitarian Chapel

3) Unitarian Chapel

The Unitarian Chapel, Liverpool is a Grade I listed building and is an active Unitarian centre. The chapel was built between 1896 and 1898 according to a design by Thomas Worthington and Percy Worthington. It was built to accommodate a congregation which was founded following the Act of Uniformity 1662. The building is of red brick with red sandstone dressings and a slate roof. Its style is Gothic with decorated tracery in the windows. The plan consists of a seven-bay nave with clerestory,...   view more
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Church of St. Agnes and St. Pancras

4) Church of St. Agnes and St. Pancras

The Church of St. Agnes and St. Pancras is an active Anglican church in the diocese of Liverpool. Pevsner described it as "by far the most beautiful Victorian church of Liverpool...an epitome of Late Victorian nobility in church design." The church was built between 1883 and 1885; the architect was John Loughborough Pearson. The church is built in red brick with red sandstone dressings and a tile roof. Its plan consists of a four-bay nave with lean-to aisles and a clerestory, transepts...   view more
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Christ Church

5) Christ Church

Renowned for its architecture, religious singing and liberality, the Christ Church has become a popular place for a visit. Situated at Linnet Lane, between Princes Park and Sefton Park, you can find it easily. It is a Grade II listed building, having historical and cultural significance. The Christ Church was designed by architects Culshaw and Sumners. It was established on April 27, 1871, but was opened to the public only on 20th May 1872. The famous stained glass designer Henry Gustave Hiller...   view more
Toxteth Unitarian Chapel

6) Toxteth Unitarian Chapel

Toxteth Unitarian Chapel is located on Park Road, one of the main streets that run through Toxteth, a traditionally working class area southeast of the city centre. A Grade I listed building and still a functioning inner city chapel, this unusual place of worship is also known as the Ancient Chapel of Toxteth. The chapel was built in the early 17th century by Puritan farmers. Richard Mather, a local schoolmaster and Oxford University graduate, became priest here, before being suspended from the...   view more
St Michael's Church

7) St Michael's Church

St Michael's Church, Aigburth, is a Grade I listed building. It was consecrated on 21 June 1815 and was the second of Liverpool's "cast iron churches." The church is built in brick with many cast iron components; these include the parapets, battlements and pinnacles. The roofs are of slate slabs in a cast-iron framework. The plinth consists of a cast iron frame with slate covering. Its plan consists of a six-bay nave with clerestory, north and south aisles, a west tower, and...   view more
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St Charles' Borromeo Church

8) St Charles' Borromeo Church

St Charles Borromeo Church is a Catholic place of worship located on Aigburth Road. Serving the parish of Aigburth Road, the church is equidistant between Sefton Park and the River Mersey, in the southern suburbs of Liverpool. It is named after St Charles Borromeo, a medieval Italian priest who famously walked through the streets of Milan with a hangman’s noose around his neck, at the height of the city’s battle with the plague. The church’s statue of Borromeo comes complete with the...   view more

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