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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Croft, Warrington

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Latitude: 53.4375 / 53°26'14"N

Longitude: -2.5433 / 2°32'35"W

OS Eastings: 364004

OS Northings: 393547

OS Grid: SJ640935

Mapcode National: GBR BXPP.5H

Mapcode Global: WH98C.XV2N

Plus Code: 9C5VCFP4+XM

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 9 August 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1329750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58881

ID on this website: 101329750

Location: Christ Church, Croft, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Croft

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Croft with Southworth Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

Tagged with: Church building Gothic Revival

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11 October 2021 to update the name and address and to reformat the text to current standards

SJ 69 SW

Christ Church

(Formerly listed as Christ's Church.)



Parish church 1833 by Blore with alterations, red sandstone with slate roof five bay nave, short chancel and south west steeple. The square tower has angle buttresses a gothic east entrance, lancets to south and west faces and twin louvred lancets to all faces at bell stage. The steeple is broached below nave ridge level into a hexagonal drum with louvred lucarnes facing north, south, east & west.; there are four smaller lucarnes in the spire the base of which overhangs the drum . All windows are lancet with leaded lights very large in the nave gable, in a set of three in chancel and single in the nave and chancel side walls. There is a projecting plinth, moulded sill level string course, gable copings and stone ridge.

Interior: The small chancel is fronted by carved oak choir stalls which are flanked south and north by the organ and oak pulpit respectively. There is choir gallery at the west end of the nave fronted by a simple carved oak screen. There is a single marble war memorial plaque fixed to the wall of the nave. The roof is supported on cross braced queen post trusses with raking ceilings joining a level ceiling at the collar.

Built as a Commissioner's church at very modest cost.

Listing NGR: SJ6400493547

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 30 October 2017.

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