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Description: Church of Saint Mary
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 214343
OS Grid Reference: SJ3652290397
OS Grid Coordinates: 336522, 390397
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4066, -2.9563
SJ 3690 IRVINE STREET
28/666 Church of Saint
Church. 1812-13. Brick with stone dressing, slate roof.
Nave of 2 storeys and 5 bays, west tower, 2 porches of 2
storeys in the angles between nave and tower. Canted
chancel apse with low flanking chapels, flat band over
ground floor; top cornice and castellated parapets and
gables. Tower has added west porch; 3-face clock with
diamond faces; bell stage has 2-light plate-traceried
openings; top cornice and castellated parapet. Windows have
architraves with roll mouldings and 3-light fixed casements
with intersecting tracery. East window of 5-lights with
Perpendicular stone tracery, similar window to north of
nave. Rainwater heads dated 1812 and 1824. Interior has
gallery on 3 sides, supported on slender iron columns;
western bay now partitioned off. Chancel apse has flat
ceiling with triangle amid rays. Wall monument on north
wall of chancel to E. Mason (died 1811). 2 stained glass
windows by W. Morris, 1870's, on north side of nave.
Porches have stairs to gallery.
Listing NGR: SJ3652290397
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Source: English Heritage
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