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Latitude: 53.0497 / 53°2'59"N
Longitude: -2.8108 / 2°48'38"W
OS Eastings: 345743
OS Northings: 350582
OS Grid: SJ457505
Mapcode National: GBR 7F.CV0N
Mapcode Global: WH891.SLPV
Entry Name: Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 1 March 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1129940
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55187
Location: Tilston, Cheshire West and Chester, SY14
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Tilston
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Tilston St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 45 SE TILSTON CHURCH ROAD
1/46 Church of St Mary
Church, C16, on site of earlier church (Rectors since 1301), with
probably earlier work in tower. 1659 Leche chapel. Major rebuild by
J Douglas, 1877-79, including new chancel, vestry and nave roof. Red
sandstone with steeply pitched tile roof. Nave, chancel, west tower,
north doorway, chapel and vestry. 3 bay nave has deeply recessed
3- light mullion windows with Perpendicular hood moulds between
stepped buttresses with splayed plinths. Perpendicular hood moulds to
north and blocked south doorways. Sundial on south-west buttress.
Embattled tower with stepped corner buttresses, low pitched early
Tudor west doorway with hood mould. Blocked south doorway. Deeply
recessed pointed window with reticulated tracery and bell openings.
Canopied niche over west doorway. Figure stops to hood moulds, figure
Interior: Beam inscribed "PW (ARBURTON) 1618 AW (ARBURTON)". Reused
Elizabethan coffering in chancel. J Douglas scissor truss nave roof.
Slat baluster altar rail and gate, gate dated 1677. Altar table
(altered) dated 1677, and C18 early Georgian octagonal pulpit. Most
glass is C19, some early medieval painted glass. (Pevsner and
Listing NGR: SJ4574350582
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