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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Runcorn, Halton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3435 / 53°20'36"N

Longitude: -2.7365 / 2°44'11"W

OS Eastings: 351063

OS Northings: 383213

OS Grid: SJ510832

Mapcode National: GBR 9YBS.C4

Mapcode Global: WH87Q.Y723

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 7 December 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104888

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56027

Location: Halton, WA7

County: Halton

Electoral Ward/Division: Mersey

Built-Up Area: Runcorn

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Runcorn All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 58 SW FORMER RUNCORN U.D. CHURCH STREET

5/69 Church of All Saints

7.12.65 II*

Parish Church 1849 by Salvin. Rock faced red sandstone with slate
roof 5 bay lancet style nave with aisles, and chancel reduced in both
width and height, square tower with stone octagonal spire south-west
corner of nave. The tower has corner buttresses, large louvred
lancets at bell-stage and lucarnes to all spire faces. Entrances in
nave gable and adjoining tower are Lancet style flanked by shafts and
contain oak boarded doors with strap hinges. Windows are lancet,
paired in nave, and quatrefoil to clerestorey, there is much stained
glass. Both chancel and nave have cross finials and pinnacles to
gables.
Interior: Square angled columns with pulvinated faces and foliated
capitals support the 5 bay gothic aisle arcades. The organ chamber
and War Memorial Chapel flank the chancel north and south. The altar
and rail are of marble and the chancel also contains a number of high
quality marble and alabaster wall monuments to the Brooke family of
Norton Priory. Both chancel and nave have arch braced collar and king
post trusses supported on carved head corbels.


Listing NGR: SJ5106383213


This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 27 October 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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