THE CHURCH OF ST LEONARD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1330059
Date first listed:
12-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
THE CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, WARMINGHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, WARMINGHAM ROAD

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

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Warmingham
National Grid Reference:
SJ 70902 61074

Details

SJ 76SW WARMINGHAM C.P. WARMINGHAM ROAD

2/17 The Church of St. Leonard 12.1.1967

GV II*

Parish church, formerly timber framed, west tower 1715, present church 1870 by Hussey. Tower of bricks, church of red sandstone squared rubble with slate roof. 4 bay nave and narrower less lofty 1 bay chancel in Perpendicular style,Cruciform plan. Tower of small bluish bricks in Flemish Bond with high stone plinth, quoins and coved bands dividing it into four sections. The tower windows were replaced 1899 and are now gothic revival based substantially on "Y" tracery. There are clock faces north and south with bullseye west and louvred openings at bell stage. Moulded cornice, crenellated parapet and crocketted pinnacles. Gothic opening to north entrance porch flanked by single shafts with drip mould above, quatrefoil openings to side and Perpendicular entrance to nave. Chancel and nave windows Perpendicular style with stained glass in chancel. Corner clasping and inter-window buttresses, crenellated nave parapet.

Interior: The transepts hardly develop being only one bench width. Choir stalls with poppyheads in chancel flanked by carved-screens separating small altar north and organ chamber south. Side aisles formed by gothic arcade with octagonal columns. C16 carved oak font cover. Nave has arched collar trusses with hammer beams and corbels carved is faces, the ends of four hammer beams also have faces. Chancel has arched collar trusses straight off corbels.



Listing NGR: SJ7090261074

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
56640
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 04 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05490/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr J M Pickering. Source Historic England Archive
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