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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Poulton-with-Fearnhead, Warrington

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Latitude: 53.4074 / 53°24'26"N

Longitude: -2.5565 / 2°33'23"W

OS Eastings: 363103

OS Northings: 390210

OS Grid: SJ631902

Mapcode National: GBR BYL1.B8

Mapcode Global: WH98K.PMT5

Plus Code: 9C5VCC4V+XC

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 9 August 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159696

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58907

ID on this website: 101159696

Location: Christ Church, Padgate, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Poulton-with-Fearnhead

Built-Up Area: Warrington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Padgate

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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3/29 Christ Church

9/8/1966 II

Parish Church 1838, with chancel 1882 by W Owen. Red brick nave in
Flemish Bond, brown brick chancel in English Bond all with slate
roofs. 5 bay nave in lancet style with narrower less lofty chancel
flanked on south by the vestry and on north by the organ chamber.
Gothic arched gable entrances to nave flanked by treble shafts with
rings and surmounted by a-steeply angled triangular panel enclosing a
small lancet sinking. Buttresses surmounted by pilasters with
sinkings and steeply weathered caps flank the opening. Lancet windows
to nave have stone sills and heads, sill band, which was formerly
moulded and string course which rises up over window heads. Leaded
light glazing with stained glass in nave and chancel gables.
Bracketted eaves cornice with lead gutter, gable copings and
bell--cote with mouldings to sill and head rising above apex. Lead
ridge to nave, tile ridge to chancel.
Interior: Altar brought forward and whole of chancel now used for
choir. Small marble reredos with inset panels and 4 gold angels
remains. Chancel has 2 hammer beam trusses with collars, short king
posts, shallow curved beams and trefoil infilling, exposed purlins and
rafters and boarded soffite. Nave has kingpost trusses with curved
braces below tie beams, gothic arcade infilling, exposed purlins and
plastered soffite. Brass monuments to former Vicar and Church Warden.

Listing NGR: SJ6310390210

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