CHRIST'S CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1329750
Date first listed:
09-Aug-1966
Statutory Address:
CHRIST'S CHURCH, LADY LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHRIST'S CHURCH, LADY LANE

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

District:
Warrington (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Croft
National Grid Reference:
SJ 64004 93547

Details

SJ 69 SW CROFT LADY LANE 3/3 Christ's Church.

9/8/1966

II

Parish church 1833 by Blore with alterations,red sandstone with slate roof 5 bay nave, short chancel and south west steeple. The square tower has angle buttresses a gothic east entrance, lancets to south and west faces and twin louvred lancets to all faces at bell stage. The steeple is broached below nave ridge level into a hexagonal drum with louvred lucarnes facing N.S.E.& W.; there are four smaller lucarnes in the spire the base of which overhangs the drum . All windows are lancet with leaded lights very large in the nave gable, in a set of three in chancel and single in the nave and chancel side walls. There is a projecting plinth, moulded sill level string course, gable copings and stone ridge. Interior: The small chancel is fronted by carved oak choir stalls which are flanked south and north by the organ and oak pulpit respectively. There is choir gallery at the west end of the nave fronted by a simple carved oak screen. There is a single marble war memorial plaque fixed to the wall of the nave. The roof is supported on cross braced queen post trusses with raking ceilings joining a level ceiling at the collar. Built as a Commissioner's church at very modest cost.

Listing NGR: SJ6400493547

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 30 October 2017.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
58881
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Register, accessed 30 October 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/18218

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: 28 Jul 2000
Reference: IOE01/01555/15
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