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Latitude: 53.1222 / 53°7'19"N
Longitude: -2.7689 / 2°46'8"W
OS Eastings: 348639
OS Northings: 358611
OS Grid: SJ486586
Mapcode National: GBR 7G.7CX3
Mapcode Global: WH88P.FSPB
Entry Name: Church of St Alban
Listing Date: 1 March 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1230254
English Heritage Legacy ID: 405170
Location: Tattenhall and District, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Tattenhall and District
Built-Up Area: Tattenhall
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Tattenhall St Alban
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 45 NE TATTENHALL C.P. CHURCH BANK
5/96 Church of St. Alban.
Church: core and tower early C16, restored and remodelled 1869-70 by
John Douglas. Ashlar red sandstone, green slate roof. 4-bay nave,
5-bay aisles, 2-bay chancel, 3-stage west tower and south porch.
Timber-framed porch has 4-centred arched entrance and delicately
carved brackets, spandrels and barge boards. Aisle bays divided by
buttresses have broad 3-light windows with 3-centred heads. 5-light
Perpendicular style east window under label mould. Tower has diagonal
buttresses, cyma moulded west doorcase and a 3-light west window,
breaking a band of carved heads, with a crocketted ogee label mould,
flanked by pairs of initialled shields below, empty niches above.
Similar 3-light louvred bell openings and gargoyles support an
Interior: 4-bay arcades on octagonal piers has a low clerestorey with
3-light windows. Broad chancel arch on stiff-leaf corbels. Good
Victorian stone reredos and stained glass with window by Kempe in
south aisle of 1896. Fine brass chandelier dated 1755.
The tower closely resembles that at All Saints, Handley (q.v.) and
must be by the same mason.
Listing NGR: SJ4863958611
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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