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Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Sutton, St. Helens

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Latitude: 53.4373 / 53°26'14"N

Longitude: -2.7033 / 2°42'11"W

OS Eastings: 353375

OS Northings: 393621

OS Grid: SJ533936

Mapcode National: GBR 9XKP.JK

Mapcode Global: WH875.FVYS

Plus Code: 9C5VC7PW+WM

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 2 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260566

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216397

ID on this website: 101260566

Location: All Saints' Church, Sutton, St. Helens, Merseyside, WA9

County: St. Helens

Electoral Ward/Division: Sutton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: St Helens

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Sutton St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

Tagged with: Church building Gothic Revival

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8/93 church of All Saints


Church. 1891-93. By Austin and Paley. Dressed, snecked red sandstone.C20
cement-tile roof. Cruciform plan having 5-bay aisled nave with porch and 2-bay
chancel with chapel and vestry. Orientated north-south; ritual orientation
used here. Gothic Revival style. Nave: south porch to bay 1 has angle
buttresses, 2-light window and roll-moulded gable copings with cross; west-facing
doorway with moulded arch and hoodmould over foiled panels with shields; statue
niche to left. Aisle: offset buttress; mostly 3-light windows with rounded
lights and plain tracery under square heads. 3-light clerestory windows with
plain tracery and pointed-arch heads (north windows have mouchettes). Large
offset buttresses flank west window of 4 lights under traceried head and hoodmould.
Transepts also lit by 4-light windows with mouchettes and hoodmoulds. South
chapel has square-headed 2-light windows whilst those to chancel are cusped
and traceried. Vestry to north has west door and cusped, square-headed 2-light
windows. Offset buttresses flank east window of 5 lights with stepped, embattled
transom and traceried head.
Interior: arcades have hollow faced octagonal piers and moulded capitals to
cavetto-moulded arches. Taller crossing arches die into more massive piers
with blind panelling. Oak choir stalls; organ of 1900 the gift of William
Pilkington; Pilkington memorial stained glass east window of 1905. The western
2 bays of nave have been reordered. The crossing tower of the original design
was never built.

Listing NGR: SJ5337593621

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