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Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Grappenhall and Thelwall, Warrington

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Latitude: 53.3824 / 53°22'56"N

Longitude: -2.5281 / 2°31'41"W

OS Eastings: 364969

OS Northings: 387416

OS Grid: SJ649874

Mapcode National: GBR BYSB.G6

Mapcode Global: WH98S.47DS

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 59032

Location: Grappenhall and Thelwall, Warrington, WA4

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Grappenhall and Thelwall

Built-Up Area: Warrington

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Thelwall All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(south side) Thelwall

1/24 Church of All Saints


Church: nave 1843 by J.M.Allen; chancel 1857; north aisle, vestry
and west porch 1890 by William Owen. Rockfaced sandstone with steeply
pitched grey slate roofs. Nave of 6 bays has lancets, buttresses and
corbel-table; west bellcote has 1 bell; chancel of 2 bays has
2-light plate-tracery windows to south and 3 lancets with stilted
quatrefoil window above, to east; north vestry and north aisle
combined have 2 lancets, with stilted quatrefoil above, to east, 2
triple lancets in arched recesses flanked by single lancets, to north
and 2 lancets with trefoil window above, to west; the west porch,
ornately moulded, has door on south side; the west end of nave has 2
lancets with trefoil window above.
Interior: The nave arcade has 2 small and 2 large arches (a: b: b: a)
on octagonal piers; the nave has arch-braced trusses; the chancel
has floor of marble and coloured glazed tiles, and scissor-trussed
rafters; vigorous reredos has 2 panels of Biblical scenes in marble
separated by plaster angels from 2 painted panels on each side.
(Elijah; St.Michael; St.George; St.Werburgh). Fresco over chancel
arch. Glass in a nave window to Sir W.P.Rylands (with wire drawer at
work); in north aisle to Henry Stanton. Good tablet, 1906, by Eric
Gill in classical painted wooden case by F.C.Eden and Helfar Bros.
commemorates the foundation of Thelwall by Edward the Elder in 923.

Listing NGR: SJ6496987416

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

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