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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnton, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2689 / 53°16'8"N

Longitude: -2.5458 / 2°32'45"W

OS Eastings: 363692

OS Northings: 374797

OS Grid: SJ636747

Mapcode National: GBR BZNM.MW

Mapcode Global: WH99B.V3W9

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 18 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287611

English Heritage Legacy ID: 401947

Location: Barnton, Cheshire West and Chester, CW8

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Barnton

Built-Up Area: Northwich

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Barnton Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

BARNTON C.P. CHURCH ROAD
SJ 67 SW (North Side)

4/10
Christ Church
-
- II

Church: 1842, chancel added 1900 (Pevsner and Hubbard) , small
extension dated 1974. Tooled ashlar pink sandstone, Welsh slate roof.
8-bay nave and chancel in one range. South porch and organ chapel.
Gabled porch has diagonal buttresses and a 2-centred arch on
colonnettes with a label mould on carved head stops. Bays of nave are
divided by buttresses and nave lancets with label moulds on ball
flower stops. Corbel table above detailed towards east end. Gabled
chapel has angle buttresses, priest's door, a lancet and a blank
trefoil in the gable. East and west ends are kneelered and have
triple lancets. Double lancet bellcote at west end.
Interior: simple nave with 2-centred arched trusses on moulded
corbels. Gallery at west end on cast-iron columns above vestry.
Chancel roof simpler. Reredos with washed Gothick arcading and
carved Last Supper scene. Late Perpendicular or Puginesque stone
pulpit with rich gothic detail (now painted) moved here from
St Helen's, Witton. Brass Boer War memorial plaque to local soldier.


Listing NGR: SJ6369274796

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