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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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An interesting building with a short but historic past... the cast-iron church

One of only two remaining, this is a really interesting building. Built with a cast iron frame, it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manyhotels
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Somerset
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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 26 September 2016
Manyhotels
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Somerset
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This beautiful Grade 1 Listed Church and the 'Hamlet' houses around it were built with cast iron in 1815, securing Liverpool's unique place in architectural history.
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St Michael's Church Road | Aigburth, Liverpool L17 7BD, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of only two remaining, this is a really interesting building. Built with a cast iron frame, it looks unlike any other 19th century church you have ever seen. Slender pillars and fine tracery in the windows, it's really unusual. Go, look, learn... Maybe enjoy...More

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Reviewed 26 September 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 11 August 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

Thank sknock
Reviewed 14 March 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 29 December 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 reviewResponded 8 January 2015

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

Reviewed 11 September 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 reviewResponded 8 January 2015

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 10 August 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

1  Thank Brian G
Reviewed 27 January 2013

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

1  Thank Colum G
Reviewed 26 August 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 5 August 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

Thank stanlpool
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