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Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
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SD 59566 04831


INCE-IN-MAKERFIELD GREEN LANE SD 50 SE (south side) 9/85 Christ Church 8.8.66 - II Church. 1863-4. By E. G. Paley. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Nave, transepts and chancel with north and south vestries. 5-bay nave has coved cornice with corbels; 2-light plate tracery windows,, with shafts and capitals, hood moulds with head stops, between weathered buttresses. West end has setback buttresses flanking open porch with round columns and crocket capitals supporting 3 ovolo-moulded shouldered lintels; cornice and gablet with ball flower and roundel with head of Christ; hipped roof. 4- light window above has Geometrical tracery, shafts with capitals, head stops, further small light above. Transepts have flat angle buttresses and plate tracery wheel windows with shafts, that to north has turret to east with entrance with gablet, octagonal top with trefoil-headed openings, cornice and slate-hung spire with lucarnes. Chancel has canted end, deep buttresses and cornice with ball flower and gargoyles; 2-light Geometrical tracery windows. Vestries have parapets with trefoil-headed arcading, 2-light segmental-pointed windows and segmental-pointed head to south entrance. Interior: Nave has arch-braced hammer beam roof on corbels. Transepts have corbelled arches into nave. Richly moulded chancel arch on triple shafts with crocket capitals. Font has round bowl with inscription band on clustered granite shafts. Pulpit is stone on round pier, trefoil-headed recesses with moulded gables and head stops. Interesting C19 glass, particularly to south, and west window, 1893, by F. Holt. Chancel has ribbed roof and segmental pointed arches to vestries.

Listing NGR: SD5956604831


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 28 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/14341/04
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