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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: 1138390

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY, WREXHAM ROAD

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

County:

District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Pulford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-Nov-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55355

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 35 NE PULFORD C.P. WREXHAM ROAD (East side)

5/158 Church of St Mary

II*

Church rebuilt 1881-4 by John Douglas partly at the expense of the 1st Duke of Westminster. Banded red and buff coursed rubble sandstone with steep red tile roofs and shingle spire. Cruciform, with transepts off chancel; aisleless nave; large buttressed tower (in silhouette typical of Douglas's work) with spire and octagonal corner spirelets; arched north porch with shaped oak doors on ornate wrought iron hinges. Plate tracery (north transept), bar tracery in east and west windows and cusped tracery in rectangular windows to nave. Interior ashlar with arched oak trusses to roof. Corbelled arches to transepts. Pictorial stained glass: Crucifixion in east window. Song of Simeon in west, Magdalen anointing Christ's feet (chancel, south), and engraved stained glass (after manner of Rosetti) of Christ's childhood in east window of north transept. Organ chamber in south transept. Oak pews with carved ends. An unaltered church in Decorated style, freely interpreted, on the site of a medieval church adjoining a motte and bailey castle.

Listing NGR: SJ3753658763

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National Grid Reference: SJ 37536 58763

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