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Latitude: 53.4444 / 53°26'39"N
Longitude: -2.5438 / 2°32'37"W
OS Eastings: 363975
OS Northings: 394320
OS Grid: SJ639943
Mapcode National: GBR BXPL.2Z
Mapcode Global: WH98C.WPT9
Entry Name: Church of St Lewis
Listing Date: 9 August 1966
Last Amended: 22 August 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1139383
English Heritage Legacy ID: 58882
Location: Croft, Warrington, WA3
Civil Parish: Croft
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Croft with Southworth Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
SJ 69 SW CROFT MUSTARD LANE-
3/4 Church of St Lewis.
(formerly listed as
9/8/1966 St Lewis Catholic Chapel)
Catholic church 1827 (Pevsner). Brown brick with slate roof,
rectangular with gable pediment, 3 window bays. Pedimented gable
portico with Delian Order caps to columns and pilasters and continuous
line of guttae separating the architrave from the frieze. The
entrance is a recessed engaged fluted Doric column doorcase with
fluted transome and radial bar fanlight holding a pair of 3 panel
doors with raised and fielded panels. Gable windows are recessed with
stone sills and flat skewback arches, those at ground floor built-up
whereas upper windows are metal with leaded lights and some stained
glass. The large metal windows to north and south have semicircular
heads, leaded lights and stained glass motifs in upper sections.
Interior: No separate chancel and nave, elaborate fluted Corinthian
giant pilasters, on pedestals, flank the apsidal santuary and form
internal angles of east end, between these there are arched recesses
with archivolts the north recess holding a high quality marble altar
dedicated to "Our Lady". There are good carved hardwood stations of
the cross. The flat plastered ceiling has coved and bracketted
cornice and a large ceiling rose with fret and acanthus decorations.
Listing NGR: SJ6397594320
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