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St Michael's in the Hamlet Church

St Michael's Church Road | Aigburth, Liverpool L17 7BD, England
+44 151 707 8330
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A rare gem

This is one of only two surviving cast-iron framed churches in the UK, possibly in the world. The... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2016
Manyhotels
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Somerset
historic iron church

This church is a rare survivor of a group of churches built in Liverpool by a local man John Craggs... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2016
sknock
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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St Michael's Church Road | Aigburth, Liverpool L17 7BD, England
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

This is one of only two surviving cast-iron framed churches in the UK, possibly in the world. The third built was built in Liverpool but was demolished some years ago. Consequently, you are immediately struck by the spacious feel of the place. We stumbled on...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2016

This church is a rare survivor of a group of churches built in Liverpool by a local man John Craggs as a way of showing then state of the art caste iron technology. The church is clearly well loved and used and in its current...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

This building is a curiosity given the unusual cast iron structure. Inside has a lovely atmosphere and the volunteers will welcome you to either wander about alone or answer questions with enthusiasm, as you prefer. There are leaflets with info on the church and parish....More

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Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

This is a lovely and interesting church with a very rare cast iron structure. Lovely stained glass too.

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kirsty297, Admin at St Michael's in the Hamlet Church, responded to this review

Dear Howi58 We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Thanks St Michael in the Hamlet Team

Reviewed September 10, 2014

St. Michael in-the-Hamlet is of only three 'Cast Iron' Churches built in the UK by John Cragg. St George's in Everton, Liverpool; St Philip's in Hardman Street, Liverpool and St. Michael in St. Michael's Church Road, Liverpool. St. Philip's was demolished after 30 years. St...More

1  Thank Rob J
kirsty297, Admin at St Michael's in the Hamlet Church, responded to this review

Dear Rob J Thank you for sharing so much information about the Church. As you have stated the church was completed in 1815 and it therefore our 200th anniversary this year. Please keep an eye out on our website for the special events we have...More

Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Having trained as a Choirboy here in my early youth I then found out how special this, one of only two cast iron framed Churches in the country, is. Grade I Listed for its innovative use of this new material with the brickwork just there...More

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Reviewed January 26, 2013

A historic church, built with more iron than brick. Amazing stained glass windows and a warm welcome.

1  Thank Colum G
Reviewed August 25, 2012

nice, been once on OCC event. the event went well, people seemed nice, but its only teh 1st visit so cant be sure. great for the 1st visit. lovely

Thank leo s
Reviewed August 4, 2012

the church itself just seems like any old church maybe but it has a history of being the church to have been built using cast iron girders a name also alloted to the now disappeared cast iron shore nearby

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Reviewed January 15, 2016
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