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Church of All Saints, Stretford

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 9 May 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 212996

OS Grid Reference: SJ7666897467
OS Grid Coordinates: 376668, 397467
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4734, -2.3530

Location: Redclyffe Road, Trafford M41 7LG

Locality: Stretford
County: Trafford
Country: England
Postcode: M41 7LG

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

SJ 79 NE
(west side)
(SJ 7697 SE)
2/33 Church of All Saints

the grade shall be amended to read Grade I.


SJ 79 NE
(west side)
(SJ 7697 SE)
2/33 Church of All
9/5/78 Saints
G.V. II*
Roman Catholic church. 1867-8. By Edward Welby Pugin. Rock-faced
stone with slate roof. Nave, aisles, west bell turret,
apsidal chancel with north chapel. Gothic Revival. 8-bay
nave and aisles with weathered plinth, weathered buttresses
and gabled porch. Each bay has a 2-light plate tracery aisle
window with hoodmoulds and sill band and 2-light Geometrical
tracery clerestory windows with continuous hoodmould. Steep
roof with coped gables and pierced ridge tiles. West rose
window above arcade of pointed lights and arched doorway all
flanked by bold weathered and gableted buttresses. 4-bay
polygonal chancel with 2-light plate tracery windows in each
bay below a series of coped gables. Grotesque gargoyles. The
3 x 1 bay side chapel has a steep hipped roof and similar
gables above each bay which interrupt a parapet with pierced
quatrefoils. Interior: arcade arches, piers and chancel
arches all in banded pink and yellow stone. Well carved
foliage capitals. Lofty scissor-braced roof structure
springing from angel corbels. Rib-vaulted chancel lavishly
gilded. Elaborately carved stone altar and reredos. Good
wall paintings, one showing Edward Welby Pugin with a plan of the
church. Timber pews. Stained glass. A notably complete and
unspoiled example of Edward Welby Pugin's work, said to be his

Listing NGR: SJ7666897466

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Source: English Heritage

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