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Latitude: 53.146 / 53°8'45"N
Longitude: -2.4365 / 2°26'11"W
OS Eastings: 370902
OS Northings: 361074
OS Grid: SJ709610
Mapcode National: GBR 7X.5W43
Mapcode Global: WH99Z.J6Z1
Entry Name: The Church of St Leonard
Listing Date: 12 January 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1330059
English Heritage Legacy ID: 56640
Location: Warmingham, Cheshire East, CW11
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Warmingham
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Warmingham St Leonard
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 76SW WARMINGHAM C.P. WARMINGHAM ROAD
2/17 The Church of St.
Parish church, formerly timber framed, west tower 1715, present church
1870 by Hussey. Tower of bricks, church of red sandstone squared
rubble with slate roof. 4 bay nave and narrower less lofty 1 bay
chancel in Perpendicular style,Cruciform plan. Tower of small bluish
bricks in Flemish Bond with high stone plinth, quoins and coved bands
dividing it into four sections. The tower windows were replaced 1899
and are now gothic revival based substantially on "Y" tracery. There
are clock faces north and south with bullseye west and louvred
openings at bell stage. Moulded cornice, crenellated parapet and
crocketted pinnacles. Gothic opening to north entrance porch flanked
by single shafts with drip mould above, quatrefoil openings to side
and Perpendicular entrance to nave. Chancel and nave windows
Perpendicular style with stained glass in chancel. Corner clasping
and inter-window buttresses, crenellated nave parapet.
Interior: The transepts hardly develop being only one bench width.
Choir stalls with poppyheads in chancel flanked by carved-screens
separating small altar north and organ chamber south. Side aisles
formed by gothic arcade with octagonal columns. C16 carved oak font
cover. Nave has arched collar trusses with hammer beams and corbels
carved is faces, the ends of four hammer beams also have faces.
Chancel has arched collar trusses straight off corbels.
Listing NGR: SJ7090261074
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