CHURCH OF ST BEDE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1130411

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1983

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST BEDE, APPLETON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST BEDE, APPLETON ROAD

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

District: Halton (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 51450 86295

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History

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Details

SJ 58 SW FORMER BOROUGH OF WIDNES APPLETON ROAD 2/86 Church of St. Bede

II

Catholic Church, 1847, by Weightman & Hadfield, in red sandstone with slate roof. Large west tower with angle buttresses, gargoyles and crenellations. The windows are paired lancets to nave, curvilinear to the chancel (with stained glass) and trefoil to clerestorey. The main entrance, in the tower is in Decorated style. Interior: Side aisles formed by alternate round and octagonal sandstone columns supporting large Gothic arches. nave roof has exposed rafters with scissor bracing and simple hammerbeam supports, whereas the chancel has rafters formed into braced collar trusses, also with hammer beam supports. Plastered walls and ceilings between timbers. Central altar of 1850 reputed to be a design of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin. Large organ at high level in tower area.

Listing NGR: SJ5145086295

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 56047

Legacy System: LBS

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