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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.


List entry Number: 1136242



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Tushingham cum Grindley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Mar-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55622

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TUSHINGHAM CUM GRINDLEY C.P. CHESTER ROAD A41 SJ 54 NW (East side) 3/79 Church of St Chad 1/3/1967 II

Church 1860-63 by Robert Jennings of Atherstone, with west tower 1897 by Hodgson Fowler; of red sandstone with grey slate roofs. Cruciform; 3-stage tower; aisleless 3-bay nave with south porch; l-bay transepts; 2-bay chancel; sacristy in corner of chancel and north transept. The crenelated tower of coursed tooled masonry is Perpendicular with octagonal north-west turret, panel tracery in west window of 3 lights and bell openings of 2 lights, St Chad in niche on south side of lower stage and 1-light trefoil-headed window in north and south sides to bellringers' chamber. The body of the church of random rubble, Early English, has lancet windows with hoodmoulds on stiff-leaf corbels, square buttresses and coped gables with kneelers and finials. Interior: Plastered with stone dressings. Chancel arch with half-octagon responds; transept arches with half-round responds; encaustic tile floor. Arch-braced nave roof; braced collar trusses to chancel roof. Memorials and commemoration windows to members of Kenyon and Vaudrey families, died 1866 to 1917; north window of north transept in memory of Catherine Elizabeth Kenyon, widow of Hon.Edward Kenyon, given by her brother in 1904 - vigorously expressed. Octagonal font on colonnettes in west tower baptistry.

Listing NGR: SJ5223746444

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National Grid Reference: SJ 52235 46443


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