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Statutory Address:

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Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 57071 06438



SD50NE WATERLOO STREET 24-1/2/119 (North West side) 28/10/97 Church of St Andrew


Church. 1882. By FW Hunt of London. Common brick in English bond, slate roofs. Early English style. PLAN: nave and chancel in one tall vessel, with north-west bell-turret, north and south aisles with porches at west ends, chapel at east end of north aisle, vestry and organ house near east end of south aisle. EXTERIOR: the aisles are buttressed but windowless; the gabled porches each have coupled square-headed doorways in a blank arch with patterned brick tympanum, and brick gable copings with kneelers. The nave has a brick corbel table, and short 2-centred arched clerestory windows in 3 pairs plus a single window at the east end, all with 2 short arched lights and a roundel, and geometric leaded stained glass; the south side has a tall gabled vestry-cum-organ-house with an outshut to the east, stepped gable coping, a segmental-headed doorway, small lancet windows and 2 circular windows; the west gable wall has 2 tall 2-light lancet windows with simple arched tracery, the east gable wall has 3 similar windows, each has an oculus in the gable, the north-west corner has a square turret carrying a wooden-framed belfry which has a tall pyramidal cap with simple lucarnes and a weather vane finial and the others have drum pinnacles. INTERIOR: 3-bay aisle arcades of wide 2-centred brick arches carried on short cylindrical columns with crocketed caps; roof of slender queen-strut trusses carried right through to chancel, which is divided from nave only by 3 steps up and a good carved wooden screen; chancel with piscina and sedilia, carved choir stalls, wooden altar with carved panels.

Listing NGR: SD5707106438


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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: 18 Apr 2004
Reference: IOE01/10971/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Riley. Source Historic England Archive
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