St Chad

St Chad's is a superb Victorian church, built on an ancient site, and has a unique Norman font, and windows and mosaic reredos by Henry Holiday.

Kirkby, Merseyside

Opening times

Visitors are welcome after the 11am Sunday service, and during the warmer months on a Wednesday between 10.30am and 12pm. We also participate in the Heritage Open Days, and are happy to open outside these times by arrangement.

Address

Old Hall Lane
Kirkby
Merseyside
L32 5TH

Built by the Earl of Sefton 1869-1871, St Chad's has an early font with carvings of Adam and Eve, the serpent, and the seven orders of clergy on.

The reredos is a Salviati mosaic, designed by Henry Holiday, that matches the unique set of windows installed over a long period, to Holiday's design.

The congregation actively welcomes visitors, and enjoys enabling others to discover their heritage.

  • Wildlife haven

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • National heritage here

  • Magnificent memorials

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Captivating architecture

  • Steps to enter the church or churchyard

  • Ramp or level access available on request

  • On street parking at church

  • Non-accessible toilets in church

  • Bus stop within 100m

  • Heritage Open Days in September.

  • Church of England

Contact information

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