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Latitude: 53.4561 / 53°27'21"N
Longitude: -2.6322 / 2°37'55"W
OS Eastings: 358116
OS Northings: 395666
OS Grid: SJ581956
Mapcode National: GBR BX1G.XT
Mapcode Global: WH98B.JDSB
Plus Code: 9C5VF949+C4
Entry Name: Church of Saint Mary and Saint John
Listing Date: 23 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1283597
English Heritage Legacy ID: 216321
Location: Newton, St. Helens, WA12
County: St. Helens
Electoral Ward/Division: Earlestown
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Newton-le-Willows
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside
Church of England Parish: Newton-in-Makerfield St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
Tagged with: Church building
This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/04/2018
SJ 59 NE
CROW LANE EAST (south side)
Church of Saint Mary and Saint John
Catholic church. 1864, spire 1880. By G. Blount. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings, slate roof. Nave with aisles under lean-to roofs, north west steeple, chancel with flanking gabled chapels.
Tower has setback buttresses and lancets; paired lancet bell openings; splayed spire. West end has pointed entrance and spherical triangle window. Six bay nave has paired lancet aisle windows and triple lancet clerestory windows; one squat buttress to north, and confessionals and vestry to south. Canted chancel has clasping buttresses and cornice with animal heads, windows of two lights.
INTERIOR: arches between chapels and chancel and aisles, on corbels in form of busts including S.S. Mary and John and contemporary bishop and pope. Reredoses to chapels remain, that to chancel removed.
Listing NGR: SJ5811695666
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