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Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
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SJ 78146 64787


BRERETON C.P. BRERETON GREEN SJ 76 SE 7/6 Church of St. Oswald 14/2/1967


Church, cira. 1500, restored 1903, of red sandstone. Nave, aisles, embraced west tower, south porch, chancel. 3-stage west tower has replaced door, 4-light panel-traceried west window, small rectangular opening to ringers' chamber, 2-light bell-opening in each face, crenellation and 4 pinnacles; square buttresses on west corners; one to north and south at east corners. Nave and chancel have basket-arched windows; 6 of 2 lights to each side of clerestorey, and 3 of 3 lights to each aisle, 1 of 3 lights to each side of chancel and 5-light east window; plain parapets to nave and aisles, crenellated chancel. Interior: Nave of 4 bays plus tower bay, simple arcades. Camber-beam panelled nave roof; a deep panelled truss between nave and chancel; 3 cambered beams in chancel. Tablet to William Brereton on north wall of chancel. Octagonal font 1660. Glass of east window mid C19 and west window 1853 by Wailes. Monument to William and Frances Smethwicke, with 1/2 length figures, died 1643. An unusually complete late Perpendicular church.

Listing NGR: SJ7814664787


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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: 24 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/02106/30
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