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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1136221

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY, ST MARY'S STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire EastUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56699

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History

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Details

SJ 75 NW FORMER BOROUGH OF CREWE ST.MARY'S STREET

2/56 CHURCH OF ST MARY

GV II

Catholic Church, 1890-1 (Pevsner) by Pugin & Pugin. Free Gothic. Red brick with slate roof. S.W.tower, 5-bay nave with side aisles and apsidal chancel. The tower has reducing angle buttresses, geometrical windows at lower level, lancets flanking niches with statues at clerestorey level, lancets in pairs at nave roof level and large louvred lancets at bell stage. The roof is pyramidal with overhanging eaves and mid-slope equilateral lucarnes. Narthex form nave entrance of ledged and battened door in stone dressed gothic headed gabled porch with kneelers, copings and cross finial. Geometrical windows to nave gable and chancel, perpendicular to aisles and quatrefoil to clerestorey all in stone frames. Half-brick-thick inter-window piers, stone sill band, moulded eaves cornices, gable coping, lead hips to chancel, crested tile ridge and cross finials. Interior: Octagonal stone columns support the aisle. arcades. The mainly gilded stone reredos has such gothic features as daggers, crockets and brattishing; also a baldacchino on marble shafts covering the tabernacle. Stone side altars flank the main altar and front the aisles, all separated from the nave by marble communion rail with religious motifs. Panelled ceilings throughout with arched chancel and nave trusses carried by carved stone corbels. Moulded plaster stations of the cross.

Listing NGR: SJ7018255720

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National Grid Reference: SJ 70182 55720

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