CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1130420
Date first listed:
31-Oct-1983
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, VICTORIA PROMENADE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, VICTORIA PROMENADE

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

District:
Halton (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 51307 83790

Details

SJ 58 SW FORMER BOROUGH OF WIDNES VICTORIA PROMENADE West Bank

5/100 Church of St.Mary

II*

Parish Church 1908-10 by Austin & Paley. Red sandstone with red tiles to main roof and lead to roofs of aisles. West tower embraced by aisles, five bay nave, transepts and chancel in perpendicular style. Square tower with projecting full heiqht octaqonal staircase to S.E. corner and corner buttresses S.W. corner. Oak panelled door in Gothic opening with large perpendicular style windows above and louvred perpendicular windows at bell-stage to all faces. North West porch set diagonally to building. All windows are perpendicular style, those of the chancel having stained glass. There is a Latin religious text carved in masonry above the clerestorey windows on the east side only. Interior: Massive octagonal columns support tower and enclose an 8 ribbed vault with circular opening for bell rope. Large panelled round columns support chancel arch and 4 smaller octagonal columns, supporting Gothic arches, form the aisles. The single bay north transept contains the organ whereas the south transept Lady Chapel is three bays in length. The wall surfaces are rock faced and the main roof has collar trusses with curved struts from the tie beams.

Listing NGR: SJ5130783790

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
56062
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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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