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Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
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LEIGH SCHOFIELD STREET SD 69 NE 6/38 Christ Church II Church. 1850-4. By E. H. Shellard. Hammer-dressed stone with slate roof. Nave, clerestory, aisles, chancel and west tower. Gothic Revival in a Perpendicular style. 6-bay nave and aisles and 2-bay chancel with projecting plinth and weathered buttresses. 3-light aisle windows; 2-light clerestory and chancel windows. Porch in bay 1. 5-light east window. Gables have raked parapets with cross finials. 3- stage castellated tower with weathered diagonal buttresses topped by crocketed corner pinnacles. West door below crocketed ogee hoodmould, two 2-light belfry openings with similar hoods and a 3-light transomed west window. Interior: double-chamfered nave arcade on octagonal columns with moulded capitals. Arch-braced collar-tie roof trusses. West gallery with arcaded parapet has been partitioned off below in C20. Timber fittings. Stained glass.

Listing NGR: SJ6542599524


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

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Date: 03 Dec 2002
Reference: IOE01/04240/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Sargeant. Source Historic England Archive
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