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Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in Lymm, Warrington

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Latitude: 53.3772 / 53°22'37"N

Longitude: -2.4785 / 2°28'42"W

OS Eastings: 368265

OS Northings: 386810

OS Grid: SJ682868

Mapcode National: GBR CY4D.62

Mapcode Global: WH98S.WCYT

Plus Code: 9C5V9GGC+VJ

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 24 January 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226650

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423762

ID on this website: 101226650

Location: St Mary's Church, Church Green, Warrington, Cheshire, WA13

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Lymm

Built-Up Area: Lymm

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Lymm St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Church building Gothic Revival

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2/41 Church of St.Mary the


Church 1850-2 by John Dobson, west tower rebuilt 1888-90 by
J.S.Crowther. Buff sandstone (coursed in tower, tooled squared rubble
elsewhere). Aisled nave of 5 bays, north porch, transepts, chancel,
vestry, 3-stage battlemented west tower with diagonal buttresses.
Perpendicular west window and paired bell-openings with panel tracery.
3-light Perpendicular aisle windows under camber-arches; triple
trefoil-headed lancets to clerestory; geometrical windows and
diagonal buttresses to transepts; geometrical east windows,
Perpendicular window to vestry/sacristy.
Interior: Nave arcades have octagonal piers; arch-braced trusses to
roof. Collar-beam trusses to transepts, panelled roof to chancel.
Galleries in transepts. Stained glass west window 1853, east window
1865 (in memory of Rector), 3 south aisle windows by Wailes, 1 north
aisle window by Kempe. Octagonal stone font, probably mid C17; plain
panelled oak pulpit 1623. Supposed Roman altar (in preserved medieval
Decorated niche in south aisle), but with IW (John Warburton?) carved
on head and horseshoe motif on each side of stone. Monuments:
W.Domville 1686; John Leigh 1806 and wife 1819; tablets to members of
Fox family early C19. Hatchments in tower.

Listing NGR: SJ6826586810

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