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Description: Church of St Saviour
Date Listed: 31 May 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 210517
OS Grid Reference: SD7644105275
OS Grid Coordinates: 376441, 405275
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5436, -2.3570
KEARSLEY FOLD ROAD
SD 70 NE (east side)
10/36 Church of
31/5/66 St. Saviour
Church. 1850-4. By Sharpe and Paley. Rock-faced stone
with ashlar dressings; stone slate roof. Nave with aisles
under lean-to roofs, chancel with south vestry. 5-bay nave
has aisle windows of 2 trefoil-headed lights under
multifoils; single-chamfered tracery. Clerestory has
quatrefoil windows. North aisle has porch with segmental-
pointed entrance; window to right of 3 pointed lights with
uncarved corbels. West end has entrance under 3 tall 2-
light traceried windows. To right an octagonal turret with
gabled buttress; top stage has angle shafts and lancet
openings, cornice and slate spire. Gabled buttress to left.
2-light plate tracery aisle windows. Entrance hood stops
and buttress corbels are uncarved. Chancel has diagonal
buttresses flanking stepped triple lancets; 3 lancets to
north. Vestry has 2 lights and keyed roundel, the keys with
letters AMDG, and entrance with shouldered lintel to east;
straight-headed windows to south and west. Interior 5-bay
nave arcades on round columns. Braced collar roof. Round
font on chustered shafts. Arms of Charles I, dated 1637,
above entrance. Wall memorials to Ellis Fletcher, died 1836
and Matthew Fletcher, died 1808, both have figure by urn on
plinth with profile portrait. Chancel arch on corbelled
shafts. Octagonal pulpit on shaft; symbols of evangelists.
Rood on beam, 1928, has crucifixion and flanking figures.
organ loft to south. East end has alabaster arcading with
mosaic panels and ceramic tile figures, double piscina to
north and 3 sedilia to south. Good C19 stained glass to
east, C17 armorial glass to north. 2 early C19 wall
Listing NGR: SD7644105275
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Source: English Heritage
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