CHURCH OF ST CROSS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1139338

Date first listed: 23-Dec-1983

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST CROSS, STRETTON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST CROSS, STRETTON ROAD

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

District: Warrington (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Appleton

National Grid Reference: SJ 63778 83854

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SJ 68 SW APPLETON C.P. STRETTON ROAD (North Side) at Appleton Thorn.

6/19 Church of St Cross.

II

Church 1886 by Edmund Kirby at the expense of Piers Egerton Warburton (of Arley). Red sandstone; red tile roof; oak-framed north porch on sandstone plinth. Cruciform with 2-stage tower over crossing. Low hip-roofed transepts; 3-window aisleless nave; one-window chancel; baptistry as a canted bay window projecting from the west end. Rose window above baptistry; Geometrical east window; straight-headed reticulated north and south windows to nave and chancel.

Interior: Cradle roof to nave and chancel; crossing arches have continuous mouldings with no capitals; organ in north transept; east window has glass of 1870; stone pulpit.

"Better than one expects him [Edmund Kirby] to be": Pevsner and Hubbard.

Listing NGR: SJ6377883854

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 58955

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Hubbard, E, The Buildings of England: Cheshire, (1971)

End of official listing