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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1139338
English Heritage Legacy ID: 58955
Location: Appleton, Warrington, WA4
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
SJ 68 SW APPLETON C.P. STRETTON ROAD
(North Side) at
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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