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Latitude: 53.0625 / 53°3'45"N
Longitude: -2.211 / 2°12'39"W
OS Eastings: 385953
OS Northings: 351719
OS Grid: SJ859517
Mapcode National: GBR 13H.ZSH
Mapcode Global: WHBCM.09D1
Entry Name: Christ Church
Listing Date: 15 March 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1195802
English Heritage Legacy ID: 384423
Location: Stoke-on-Trent, ST6
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Electoral Ward/Division: Tunstall
Built-Up Area: Stoke-on-Trent
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Golden Hill St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
STOKE ON TRENT
SJ85SE HIGH STREET, Tunstall
613-1/2/162 (East side)
Parish Church, a Commissioners Church of 1831-2. By Francis
Bedford, with extensions by AR Wood. Faced with coursed and
squared rubble, with Welsh slate roofs. West tower with
flanking aisles to nave, aisle chapels and enlarged chancel of
1884. West tower of 3 stages, with west doorway in chamfered
arch with simple hood mould. Lancet light and clock over, and
paired bell chamber lights. Angle buttresses form cusped
finials to parapet. Blind west windows to aisles, which are
divided into bays by thin pilaster buttresses with gablets,
each bay containing paired lancet windows. South door with
moulded arch beneath angled hood mould suggesting vestigial
gable. South aisle chapel, and chancel with 5-light Decorated
east window with panelled frieze below and central buttress
with gablet. North vestry. INTERIOR: the church has a single
span Queen strut roof. West gallery, and chancel arch with
marble shafts carried on corbels. Boarded ceiling in chancel,
painted with quatrefoil frieze. Stained glass and fittings
(altar, reredos etc) are early C20.
(The Victoria History of the Counties of England: Pugh R B:
Staffordshire: Oxford: 1963-).
Listing NGR: SJ8595351719
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