CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1129940

Date first listed: 01-Mar-1967

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH ROAD

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

District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Tilston

National Grid Reference: SJ 45743 50582

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History

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Details

SJ 45 SE TILSTON CHURCH ROAD (East side)

1/46 Church of St Mary 1.3.67 II*

Church, C16, on site of earlier church (Rectors since 1301), with probably earlier work in tower. 1659 Leche chapel. Major rebuild by J Douglas, 1877-79, including new chancel, vestry and nave roof. Red sandstone with steeply pitched tile roof. Nave, chancel, west tower, north doorway, chapel and vestry. 3 bay nave has deeply recessed 3- light mullion windows with Perpendicular hood moulds between stepped buttresses with splayed plinths. Perpendicular hood moulds to north and blocked south doorways. Sundial on south-west buttress. Embattled tower with stepped corner buttresses, low pitched early Tudor west doorway with hood mould. Blocked south doorway. Deeply recessed pointed window with reticulated tracery and bell openings. Canopied niche over west doorway. Figure stops to hood moulds, figure gargoyles. Interior: Beam inscribed "PW (ARBURTON) 1618 AW (ARBURTON)". Reused Elizabethan coffering in chancel. J Douglas scissor truss nave roof. Slat baluster altar rail and gate, gate dated 1677. Altar table (altered) dated 1677, and C18 early Georgian octagonal pulpit. Most glass is C19, some early medieval painted glass. (Pevsner and Hubbard, Richards).

Listing NGR: SJ4574350582

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 55187

Legacy System: LBS

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