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Latitude: 53.5279 / 53°31'40"N
Longitude: -2.6535 / 2°39'12"W
OS Eastings: 356778
OS Northings: 403666
OS Grid: SD567036
Mapcode National: GBR 9WXN.B2
Mapcode Global: WH97Y.6LPB
Plus Code: 9C5VG8HW+4J
Entry Name: Church of St Paul
Listing Date: 11 July 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384511
English Heritage Legacy ID: 484945
Location: Worsley Mesnes, Wigan, WN3
Electoral Ward/Division: Worsley Mesnes
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Wigan
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Goose Green St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
Tagged with: Church building
SD50SE ST PAUL'S AVENUE, Worsley Mesnes
24-1/5/136 (North side)
11/07/83 Church of St Paul
Church. 1913-15. By W Chasen Ralph and Son. Snecked red
sandstone, red tiled roof. Perpendicular style.
PLAN: nave, west tower north and south aisles, chancel with
small south chapel, north vestry.
EXTERIOR: the 3-stage tower, with angle buttresses, has a
2-centred arched 3-light west window with cusped lights and
Perpendicular tracery, a square-headed one-light traceried
window and a metal openwork clockface to the 2nd stage, paired
segmental-headed belfry windows with stone louvres, and a
traceried stepped parapet; the south side has a shallow porch
with a 2-centred arched doorway and parapet with frieze
lettered "BRING AN OFFERING AND COME INTO HIS COURTS".
The 5-bay south aisle, with buttresses and a plain parapet
with ridged coping, has 2-centred arched 3-light windows in
the 1st 4 bays with cusped lights and alternating forms of
Perpendicular tracery, and moulded sills and hood-moulds run
out to the buttresses; and in the 5th bay a shallow porch with
a moulded 2-centred arched doorway and frieze lettered "YE
SHALL REVERENCE MY SANCTUARY".
The gabled chapel, slightly overlapping the east end of this
aisle, has a window of 2 square-headed lights with cusped and
mouchette tracery. The chancel has a segmental-headed 4-light
window in the 2nd bay, and a large segmental-headed 5-light
east window with Perpendicular tracery. The north aisle
matches the south.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Listing NGR: SD5677803666
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