Retro design alert! This site is undergoing some design updates, so things might change, or not work at all, for the next few days. Your patience is appreciated!

Church Street Cross

Photo of the Church Street cross which sits in the pavement

The Church Street cross is a brass Maltese cross. It sits inlaid in the pavement at the entrance to the passage to School Lane. The plaque stands at the position of the altar inside St. Peter’s Church, which used to stand on this site

, and which gave Church Street its name. The road has been significantly widened since the church was demolished, which is why it stands in the road today. Painting of St. Peter's Church, Liverpool, from a postcard St. Peter’s became the cathedral for Liverpool when the city became a parish in 1699. It was demolished in 1922, once the present Anglican cathedral was ready to hold services.

One response to “Church Street Cross”

  1. […] These are the natives of the museum. They see much more than the visitors (though how much of the total might even surprise them). They know the shortcuts, the closed-off rooms, the main attractions and the hidden history. […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Mapping the History of Liverpool

Interactive maps of Liverpool's suburbs, old maps of Merseyside, and details of our protected, listed heritage.

Cover of the book 'Liverpool: a landscape history'

And don't forget the book, Liverpool: a Landscape History

Donate

If you've found Historic Liverpool to be useful, or at least interesting, please consider a small donation. :)
Menu