CHURCH OF ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1384511

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1983

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PAUL, ST PAULS AVENUE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PAUL, ST PAULS AVENUE

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

District: Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 56778 03666

Details

WIGAN

SD50SE ST PAUL'S AVENUE, Worsley Mesnes 24-1/5/136 (North side) 11/07/83 Church of St Paul

II

Church. 1913-15. By W Chasen Ralph and Son. Snecked red sandstone, red tiled roof. Perpendicular style. PLAN: nave, west tower north and south aisles, chancel with small south chapel, north vestry. EXTERIOR: the 3-stage tower, with angle buttresses, has a 2-centred arched 3-light west window with cusped lights and Perpendicular tracery, a square-headed one-light traceried window and a metal openwork clockface to the 2nd stage, paired segmental-headed belfry windows with stone louvres, and a traceried stepped parapet; the south side has a shallow porch with a 2-centred arched doorway and parapet with frieze lettered "BRING AN OFFERING AND COME INTO HIS COURTS". The 5-bay south aisle, with buttresses and a plain parapet with ridged coping, has 2-centred arched 3-light windows in the 1st 4 bays with cusped lights and alternating forms of Perpendicular tracery, and moulded sills and hood-moulds run out to the buttresses; and in the 5th bay a shallow porch with a moulded 2-centred arched doorway and frieze lettered "YE SHALL REVERENCE MY SANCTUARY". The gabled chapel, slightly overlapping the east end of this aisle, has a window of 2 square-headed lights with cusped and mouchette tracery. The chancel has a segmental-headed 4-light window in the 2nd bay, and a large segmental-headed 5-light east window with Perpendicular tracery. The north aisle matches the south. INTERIOR not inspected.





Listing NGR: SD5677803666

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 484945

Legacy System: LBS

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