Christ Church, Gloucester Street

Christ Church, Gloucester Street, Newtown, Chester, Cheshire CH1 3HR View on map

Built between 1876 and 1900 by Chester architect John Douglas in orange Ruabon brick and sandstone with grey-green slate roofs. Early English style with some Decorated and Perpendicular-style features. The interior contains many Kempe stained glass windows, arts and craft furnishings and a baptistry in which mother-of-pearl carp swim.

Opening Arrangements

Sunday 2.30pm - 5.30pm; Heritage Open Days.


A56 Hoole Way, over the railway bridge, right into St Anne Street, right into Cornwall St where church is signposted. Rail: Chester (½ mile). Bus: No 27 (Hoole Groves - Guilden Sutton).

Parking Spaces


Pay and display car park on St Anne Street (250 metres). Free after 3pm.