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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: CHRIST'S CHURCH

List entry Number: 1329750

Location

CHRIST'S CHURCH, LADY LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
WarringtonUnitary AuthorityCroft

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Aug-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 58881

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History

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Details

SJ 69 SW CROFT LADY LANE 3/3 Christ's Church.

9/8/1966

II

Parish church 1833 by Blore with alterations,red sandstone with slate roof 5 bay nave, short chancel and south west steeple. The square tower has angle buttresses a gothic east entrance, lancets to south and west faces and twin louvred lancets to all faces at bell stage. The steeple is broached below nave ridge level into a hexagonal drum with louvred lucarnes facing N.S.E.& W.; there are four smaller lucarnes in the spire the base of which overhangs the drum . All windows are lancet with leaded lights very large in the nave gable, in a set of three in chancel and single in the nave and chancel side walls. There is a projecting plinth, moulded sill level string course, gable copings and stone ridge. Interior: The small chancel is fronted by carved oak choir stalls which are flanked south and north by the organ and oak pulpit respectively. There is choir gallery at the west end of the nave fronted by a simple carved oak screen. There is a single marble war memorial plaque fixed to the wall of the nave. The roof is supported on cross braced queen post trusses with raking ceilings joining a level ceiling at the collar. Built as a Commissioner's church at very modest cost.

Listing NGR: SJ6400493547

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National Grid Reference: SJ 64004 93547

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