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Christ Church, Leigh

Description: Christ Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 213507

OS Grid Reference: SJ6536899527
OS Grid Coordinates: 365368, 399527
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4913, -2.5234

Location: 6 Schofield Street, Leigh WN7 4HT

Locality: Leigh
County: Wigan
Country: England
Postcode: WN7 4HT

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Listing Text

SD 69 NE
6/38 Christ Church
Church. 1850-4. By E. H. Shellard. Hammer-dressed stone with
slate roof. Nave, clerestory, aisles, chancel and west
tower. Gothic Revival in a Perpendicular style. 6-bay nave
and aisles and 2-bay chancel with projecting plinth and
weathered buttresses. 3-light aisle windows; 2-light
clerestory and chancel windows. Porch in bay 1. 5-light east
window. Gables have raked parapets with cross finials. 3-
stage castellated tower with weathered diagonal buttresses
topped by crocketed corner pinnacles. West door below
crocketed ogee hoodmould, two 2-light belfry openings with
similar hoods and a 3-light transomed west window. Interior:
double-chamfered nave arcade on octagonal columns with
moulded capitals. Arch-braced collar-tie roof trusses. West
gallery with arcaded parapet has been partitioned off below
in C20. Timber fittings. Stained glass.

Listing NGR: SJ6536899527

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Source: English Heritage

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