CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1139326
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, THELWALL NEW ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, THELWALL NEW ROAD

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

District:
Warrington (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Grappenhall and Thelwall
National Grid Reference:
SJ 64969 87416

Details

SJ 68 NW GRAPPENHALL C.P. THELWALL NEW ROAD (south side) Thelwall

1/24 Church of All Saints

II

Church: nave 1843 by J.M.Allen; chancel 1857; north aisle, vestry and west porch 1890 by William Owen. Rockfaced sandstone with steeply pitched grey slate roofs. Nave of 6 bays has lancets, buttresses and corbel-table; west bellcote has 1 bell; chancel of 2 bays has 2-light plate-tracery windows to south and 3 lancets with stilted quatrefoil window above, to east; north vestry and north aisle combined have 2 lancets, with stilted quatrefoil above, to east, 2 triple lancets in arched recesses flanked by single lancets, to north and 2 lancets with trefoil window above, to west; the west porch, ornately moulded, has door on south side; the west end of nave has 2 lancets with trefoil window above. Interior: The nave arcade has 2 small and 2 large arches (a: b: b: a) on octagonal piers; the nave has arch-braced trusses; the chancel has floor of marble and coloured glazed tiles, and scissor-trussed rafters; vigorous reredos has 2 panels of Biblical scenes in marble separated by plaster angels from 2 painted panels on each side. (Elijah; St.Michael; St.George; St.Werburgh). Fresco over chancel arch. Glass in a nave window to Sir W.P.Rylands (with wire drawer at work); in north aisle to Henry Stanton. Good tablet, 1906, by Eric Gill in classical painted wooden case by F.C.Eden and Helfar Bros. commemorates the foundation of Thelwall by Edward the Elder in 923.

Listing NGR: SJ6496987416

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
59032
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 19 Nov 2002
Reference: IOE01/06418/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Catherine M. Lees. Source Historic England Archive
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