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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Pulford, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1224 / 53°7'20"N

Longitude: -2.9348 / 2°56'5"W

OS Eastings: 337536

OS Northings: 358763

OS Grid: SJ375587

Mapcode National: GBR 78.77M8

Mapcode Global: WH88L.WSM6

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 2 November 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138390

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55355

Location: Pulford, Cheshire West and Chester, CH4

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Poulton and Pulford

Built-Up Area: Pulford

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Eccleston St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 35 NE PULFORD C.P. WREXHAM ROAD
(East side)

5/158 Church of St Mary

II*

Church rebuilt 1881-4 by John Douglas partly at the expense of the 1st
Duke of Westminster. Banded red and buff coursed rubble sandstone
with steep red tile roofs and shingle spire. Cruciform, with
transepts off chancel; aisleless nave; large buttressed tower (in
silhouette typical of Douglas's work) with spire and octagonal corner
spirelets; arched north porch with shaped oak doors on ornate wrought
iron hinges. Plate tracery (north transept), bar tracery in east and
west windows and cusped tracery in rectangular windows to nave.
Interior ashlar with arched oak trusses to roof. Corbelled arches to
transepts. Pictorial stained glass: Crucifixion in east window.
Song of Simeon in west, Magdalen anointing Christ's feet (chancel,
south), and engraved stained glass (after manner of Rosetti) of
Christ's childhood in east window of north transept. Organ chamber in
south transept. Oak pews with carved ends.
An unaltered church in Decorated style, freely interpreted, on the
site of a medieval church adjoining a motte and bailey castle.


Listing NGR: SJ3753658763

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