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Church of St Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Appleton Thorn, Warrington

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Latitude: 53.3503 / 53°21'1"N

Longitude: -2.5456 / 2°32'44"W

OS Eastings: 363778

OS Northings: 383854

OS Grid: SJ637838

Mapcode National: GBR BYNP.PQ

Mapcode Global: WH98Y.V1ZW

Entry Name: Church of St Cross

Listing Date: 23 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139338

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58955

Location: Appleton, Warrington, WA4

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Appleton

Built-Up Area: Appleton Thorn

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Appleton Thorn St Cross

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(North Side) at
Appleton Thorn.

6/19 Church of St Cross.


Church 1886 by Edmund Kirby at the expense of Piers Egerton Warburton
(of Arley). Red sandstone; red tile roof; oak-framed north porch on
sandstone plinth. Cruciform with 2-stage tower over crossing. Low
hip-roofed transepts; 3-window aisleless nave; one-window chancel;
baptistry as a canted bay window projecting from the west end. Rose
window above baptistry; Geometrical east window; straight-headed
reticulated north and south windows to nave and chancel.

Interior: Cradle roof to nave and chancel; crossing arches have
continuous mouldings with no capitals; organ in north transept; east
window has glass of 1870; stone pulpit.

"Better than one expects him [Edmund Kirby] to be": Pevsner and

Listing NGR: SJ6377883854

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