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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Dodleston, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.1417 / 53°8'29"N

Longitude: -2.9554 / 2°57'19"W

OS Eastings: 336188

OS Northings: 360927

OS Grid: SJ361609

Mapcode National: GBR 77.62M4

Mapcode Global: WH88L.K9WC

Plus Code: 9C5V42RV+MR

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 1 June 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129915

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55226

Also known as: Church of St Mary, Dodleston

ID on this website: 101129915

Location: St Mary's Church, Dodleston, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CH4

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Dodleston

Built-Up Area: Dodleston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Dodleston St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Church building Gothic Revival

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Church, lower stage of tower early C16; remainder of church rebuilt by
John Douglas, 1870, in Perpendicular style. Red sandstone with graded
grey slate roofs in two parallel ridged spans over nave and north
aisle. Two-stage tower with short spire within the crenellated
parapet; nave with north aisle; chancel; north vestry; half timbered
gabled north porch. Panel tracery to east windows; square headed
north and south windows with cusped tracery.
Interior. Four-bay nave arcade on octagonal columns; arched braced
trusses to nave roof; painted chancel roof. Fragment of a medieval
coffin and a framed royal coat of arms (1660) mounted on west wall;
beneath the tower, tomb of Sir Thomas Egerton Baron Ellesmere and
Viscount Brackley (died 1617), and of his wife Elizabeth dated 1588
(Latin inscriptions). Octagonal font, probably C17. Late C19 stained
glass in east window. The church adjoins the site of a motte and
bailey castle.

Listing NGR: SJ3618860927

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