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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
Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin
Listing Date: 24 January 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1226650
English Heritage Legacy ID: 423762
Location: Lymm, Warrington, WA13
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
SJ 68 NE LYMM C.P. CHURCH LANE
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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