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CHURCH OF ST MARY

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: CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1130420

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY, VICTORIA PROMENADE

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

County:

District: Halton

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56062

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SJ 51307 83790

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