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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Atherton, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.4913 / 53°29'28"N

Longitude: -2.5226 / 2°31'21"W

OS Eastings: 365425

OS Northings: 399524

OS Grid: SJ654995

Mapcode National: GBR BXT2.N6

Mapcode Global: WH986.7H1V

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213507

Location: Wigan, WN7

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Leigh South

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Atherton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Pennington Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 69 NE
6/38 Christ Church
Church. 1850-4. By E. H. Shellard. Hammer-dressed stone with
slate roof. Nave, clerestory, aisles, chancel and west
tower. Gothic Revival in a Perpendicular style. 6-bay nave
and aisles and 2-bay chancel with projecting plinth and
weathered buttresses. 3-light aisle windows; 2-light
clerestory and chancel windows. Porch in bay 1. 5-light east
window. Gables have raked parapets with cross finials. 3-
stage castellated tower with weathered diagonal buttresses
topped by crocketed corner pinnacles. West door below
crocketed ogee hoodmould, two 2-light belfry openings with
similar hoods and a 3-light transomed west window. Interior:
double-chamfered nave arcade on octagonal columns with
moulded capitals. Arch-braced collar-tie roof trusses. West
gallery with arcaded parapet has been partitioned off below
in C20. Timber fittings. Stained glass.

Listing NGR: SJ6542599524

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