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Church of St Chad

A Grade II Listed Building in Tushingham-cum-Grindley, Macefen and Bradley, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0132 / 53°0'47"N

Longitude: -2.7134 / 2°42'48"W

OS Eastings: 352235

OS Northings: 346443

OS Grid: SJ522464

Mapcode National: GBR 7K.G7D3

Mapcode Global: WH899.9J5D

Entry Name: Church of St Chad

Listing Date: 1 March 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136242

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55622

Location: Tushingham cum Grindley, Cheshire West and Chester, SY14

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Tushingham-cum-Grindley, Macefen and Bradley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Tushingham St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

TUSHINGHAM CUM GRINDLEY C.P. CHESTER ROAD A41
SJ 54 NW
(East side)
3/79 Church of St Chad
1/3/1967
II

Church 1860-63 by Robert Jennings of Atherstone, with west tower 1897
by Hodgson Fowler; of red sandstone with grey slate roofs. Cruciform;
3-stage tower; aisleless 3-bay nave with south porch; l-bay transepts;
2-bay chancel; sacristy in corner of chancel and north transept. The
crenelated tower of coursed tooled masonry is Perpendicular with
octagonal north-west turret, panel tracery in west window of 3 lights
and bell openings of 2 lights, St Chad in niche on south side of lower
stage and 1-light trefoil-headed window in north and south sides to
bellringers' chamber. The body of the church of random rubble, Early
English, has lancet windows with hoodmoulds on stiff-leaf corbels,
square buttresses and coped gables with kneelers and finials.
Interior: Plastered with stone dressings. Chancel arch with
half-octagon responds; transept arches with half-round responds;
encaustic tile floor. Arch-braced nave roof; braced collar trusses to
chancel roof. Memorials and commemoration windows to members of
Kenyon and Vaudrey families, died 1866 to 1917; north window of north
transept in memory of Catherine Elizabeth Kenyon, widow of Hon.Edward
Kenyon, given by her brother in 1904 - vigorously expressed.
Octagonal font on colonnettes in west tower baptistry.


Listing NGR: SJ5223746444

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