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Church of Saint Mary and Saint John

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton-le-Willows, St. Helens

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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

Grade: II

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

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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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