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Church of St. Wilfrid

A Grade II Listed Building in Halton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.076 / 54°4'33"N

Longitude: -2.7672 / 2°46'2"W

OS Eastings: 349896

OS Northings: 464722

OS Grid: SD498647

Mapcode National: GBR 9P39.PM

Mapcode Global: WH841.GTH4

Plus Code: 9C6V36GM+94

Entry Name: Church of St. Wilfrid

Listing Date: 4 October 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164098

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181842

Location: Halton-with-Aughton, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Halton-with-Aughton

Built-Up Area: Halton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Halton St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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16/78 Church of St. Wilfrid
4. 10. 1967

Church. 1876-7 by Paley and Austin with surviving west tower said to be
1597 (Pevsner). Sandstone rubble with applied timber framing to the upper
storey of the porch and red tile roof. Comprises a nave, with a north aisle
under a pitched roof, and a lower chancel. Window tracery of several
descriptions, mostly curvilinear. 3-stage tower, battlemented with finials.
All tower windows and openings have hood moulds and 4-centred heads to the
lights. Each face has a 2-light bell opening. The south wall has a one-
light window on the 1st and 2nd floors. The west wall has a C19th doorway
with a 2-light window above and a one-light window above that. The north wall
has a stair turret. Interior. 4 bays to nave and aisles, 2 to chancel, with
an organ in the north chancel aisle. The roof is open, the nave having collars
and soulaces to the rafters, and 2 king post trusses with moulded ties, heavy
collars, and braces. Woodwork in keeping, including pulpit, baptistry screen
and font cover. Painted arms of George III from Georgian church. Fragments
of crosses under the tower (q.v. cross in churchyard). 2 fragments of medieval
grave covers and 2 fragments of pillar capitals with spiral design built into
the wall of the porch. Good-quality glass of various saints, c.1880, in the
south nave windows, with the story of Christ's life in the east window.

Listing NGR: SD4989664722

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