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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 WILFRID

List entry Number: 1139554

Location

CHURCH OF ST WILFRID, CHURCH LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire EastUnitary AuthorityMobberley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 05-Mar-1959

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 58412

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History

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SJ 78 SE MOBBERLEY CHURCH LANE

4/37 Church of St Wilfrid 5.3.59

GV I

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The present church is believed to incorporate fragment of an earlier building or buildings. Remains of a Saxon church were found during excavations beneath the chancel arch. This earlier chancel and three aisles are believed to have been added in 1245.

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SJ 78 SE MOBBERLEY C.P. CHURCH LANE

4/37 Church of St Wilfrid 5.3.59

GV I

Church. C14-C15 with west tower of 1533 by Richard Platt, mason, and chancel of 1889 by J S Crowther. Ashlar, grey slate roof. Nave, aisles, chancel with C19 west porch vestry and organ loft. Aisles are of 4 bays with cusped 3-light windows, those on the south side straight headed, those on the north side with Tudor heads. Clerestory is of 5 bays with plainer 2 light straight-headed windows. Chancel has steeper roof and various windows including east window of 5 lights with intersecting tracery. Open timber porch c1900, finely panelled and carved in late Gothic style with stone plinth and miniature balustrade of Jacobean type. Wagon roof with heavy ties and bossed king posts. Interior: 4-bay arcade on octagonal piers. Tall semi-octagonal responds to tower arch and chancel arch. Excellent nave ceiling of low pitch with cambered tie beams. The tie beams are carried on short corbelled posts at the foot of which stand figures of angels (probably C19 addition). The truss nearest the tower is however a hammer beam. Ceilure over screen is richly carved and inscribed and dated 1500. Wagon roof to chancel, which has carved stone reredos with figures, a small medieval piscina and many wall monuments. Tower gallery has Jacobean-style cresting dated 1683. Some faded wall painting on north wall of nave.

Listing NGR: SJ7903580187

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National Grid Reference: SJ 79035 80185

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