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CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

List entry Number: 1384569

Location

CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, WATERLOO STREET

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

County:

District: Wigan

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Oct-1997

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 485004

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History

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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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National Grid Reference: SD 57071 06438

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