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Church of All Saints

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

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Latitude: 53.2013 / 53°12'4"N

Longitude: -2.8727 / 2°52'21"W

OS Eastings: 341798

OS Northings: 367490

OS Grid: SJ417674

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2BPL

Mapcode Global: WH887.VS6P

Plus Code: 9C5V642G+GW

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 23 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375853

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469832

ID on this website: 101375853

Location: All Saints' Church, Hoole, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CH2

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Hoole

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Chester

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Hoole All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Church building Gothic Revival

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1932-1/9/174 (South side)
Church of All Saints


Parish church. 1867 by Samuel Dawkes; vestry 1911; south aisle
1912 by John Douglas and F Walley; reordering of interior
furnishing late C20 by Graham Holland. Rock-faced coursed red
sandstone; grey-green slates.
PLAN: separate roofs to 5-bay nave and aisles; south-west
tower with broach spire; flat-roofed south-east vestry;
chancel; gabled north porch; plate tracery.
EXTERIOR: the west end has 2-light window to north aisle; west
doorway converted to window late C20; 3-stage tower, stair
turret at north-west corner; cusped lancets to first and
second stages; stone spire with 3 tiers of lucarnes; south
side of tower contains south porch archway with boarded doors
in cusped archway with foliar ornament; cusped lancets to
second stage; all faces of third stage have paired
bell-openings; bays of south aisle have alternating single and
paired 2-light windows; vestry in C16 manner, with small east
extension of stone-dressed brick; a 2-light window to east bay
of chancel; east window of 2;1;2 lights; 1-light window to
east bay of chancel; 2-light east window to organ-chamber; a
2-light window in each bay of north aisle; north porch, second
bay from west has tracery-panelled doors in archway with
bell-capital shafts; a trefoil above; diminishing buttresses;
simple eaves to roofs; coped gables with cross finials.
INTERIOR: circular columns with bell capitals; stone-dressed
plastered walls; arch-braced collar trusses to nave; wagon
roof to chancel; pews sensitively reordered, those in aisles
angled to face altar; tiled floor to altar; reredos with
Commandments; oak pulpit. East window 1878, scenes from life
of Christ; east window in north aisle David and Jonathon in
memory of Robert Cecil Morrison killed in action 1916 on the
Somme; east window in south aisle in memory of Frederick
Anderson, curate-in-charge 1868-71 and Vicar 1871-1907, by W
Lawson 1924; in east bay of chancel, north, in memory of MW
Lean headmaster of All Saints School, 1929; in cast bay of
chancel, south, in memory of TA Wise, Vicar 1930-44.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the land, spire and bells for the church were
donated by Mrs Hamilton, widow of a major landowner in Hoole.

Listing NGR: SJ4179867490

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