CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1384569

Date first listed: 28-Oct-1997

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, WATERLOO STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, WATERLOO STREET

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

District: Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 57071 06438

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Details

WIGAN

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

II

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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Legacy System number: 485004

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