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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2861 / 53°17'10"N

Longitude: -2.8951 / 2°53'42"W

OS Eastings: 340426

OS Northings: 376946

OS Grid: SJ404769

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z7F.0Q

Mapcode Global: WH87V.HNMN

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138822

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56322

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH65

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Rossmore

Built-Up Area: Ellesmere Port

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Ellesmere Port Team

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 47 NW
(west side)
- Christ Church
- II
1869-71. Ellesmere Port Parish Church near site of earlier Chapel of Ease of
Eastham Parish (demolished). Cruciform design, apparently on a limited budget,
well composed with intersecting roofs of nave, chancel, short transepts and
vestry. Small diminishing pyramidal spire with louvred belfry. Square rock-
faced sandstone rubble walls. 3 light east window with geometric tracery; 3-
light windows to spacious 4 bay aisleless nave, and 2-light to transepts, with
plate tracery. INTERIOR: Interior largely unaltered. Collar braced cusped
arched softwood trusses to nave roof; more massive trusses to chancel. Flat
pointed arches between nave and 1 bay transepts. Stone pulpit with cusped
arches and marble columns; circular stone font.

Listing NGR: SJ4042676946

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

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