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Church of Saint Werburg, Warburton

Description: Church of Saint Werburg

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212935

OS Grid Reference: SJ7047989152
OS Grid Coordinates: 370479, 389152
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3984, -2.4454

Location: Bent Lane, Warburton, Trafford WA13 9TQ

Locality: Warburton
County: Trafford
Country: England
Postcode: WA13 9TQ

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Listing Text

(east side)

6/174 Church of
- Saint Werburg


Church. 1883-5.John Douglas for Mr. R. E. Egerton-
Warburton. Snecked red sandstone and clay tile roof. Nave
with north aisle and south porch; chancel and north-east
tower. 4 bay nave/aisle with moulded sill band, continuous
hoodmoulds, overhanging eaves and steeply pitched roof with
cusped statue niche above a arched doorway, otherwise the
aisle has 2-light and the nave 3 and 4-light windows in each
bay with free Perpendicular (or Decorated) tracery. No
buttresses except for those to west, to chancel, and that
which separates the nave and chancel which is of massive
proportions, gableted, weathered and with a sundial mounted
on one of the upper faces. The 3-bay chancel is similar in
treatment except for a coped parapet. 3-stage tower with
diagonal buttresses weathered several times; 2 2-light
belfry openings in each face, enriched band, castellations
and diagonally set corner pinnacles with crockets.
Interior: nave arcade with octagonal columns and moulded
capitals and bases. Arch-braced roof trusses and barrel
roof to chancel. Font cover dated 1595 and oak chest from
Old Saint Werburg's church (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ7047989152

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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