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UK Lawrence Road Methodist Church, Liverpool - March 2016

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The Explore

One of them spare of the moment explores after a visit to the Canon cinema in the city centre a friend and fellow explorer tipped us off about an old church in Wavertree so we headed on down.. Surprised to see a fully in tact organ considering how long this has been abandoned!

 

The History

The Lawrence Road Methodist Church was erected in 1903 and is an attractive Italianate building constructed of high quality red brick, with plentiful stone dressings and elegant arched stained glass windows. It retains great character and makes a very positive contribution to the quality of the local built environment.

 

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Ive been wondering where this place was... now I know hah. Nice report pal. 

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