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CHURCH OF ST LEWIS

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 LEWIS

List entry Number: 1139383

Location

CHURCH OF ST LEWIS, MUSTARD LANE

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

County:

District: Warrington

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Croft

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Aug-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Aug-1983

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 58882

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 69 SW CROFT MUSTARD LANE- Little Town 3/4 Church of St Lewis. (formerly listed as 9/8/1966 St Lewis Catholic Chapel)

GV II

Catholic church 1827 (Pevsner). Brown brick with slate roof, rectangular with gable pediment, 3 window bays. Pedimented gable portico with Delian Order caps to columns and pilasters and continuous line of guttae separating the architrave from the frieze. The entrance is a recessed engaged fluted Doric column doorcase with fluted transome and radial bar fanlight holding a pair of 3 panel doors with raised and fielded panels. Gable windows are recessed with stone sills and flat skewback arches, those at ground floor built-up whereas upper windows are metal with leaded lights and some stained glass. The large metal windows to north and south have semicircular heads, leaded lights and stained glass motifs in upper sections. Interior: No separate chancel and nave, elaborate fluted Corinthian giant pilasters, on pedestals, flank the apsidal santuary and form internal angles of east end, between these there are arched recesses with archivolts the north recess holding a high quality marble altar dedicated to "Our Lady". There are good carved hardwood stations of the cross. The flat plastered ceiling has coved and bracketted cornice and a large ceiling rose with fret and acanthus decorations.

Listing NGR: SJ6397594320

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 63975 94320

Map

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