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Description: Christ Church
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 214348
OS Grid Reference: SJ3677590958
OS Grid Coordinates: 336775, 390958
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4116, -2.9526
SJ 3690 KENSINGTON
28/671 Christ Church
14.3.75 under Kensington
Church, now used as furniture warehouse. 1870. W. & G.
Audsley in Italian Romanesque style. Dark red brick with
bands of blue and orange brick and stone. 5-bay nave with
aisles under lean-to roofs. North west tower. One-bay
chancel with transepts. Aisles have paired round-headed
windows between pilaster strips and corbel table. Triple
clerestory windows. West end has window of 3 lights with
colonnettes and rose window over. Tower has entrance with
central column and round tympanum. 2 storeys of lancets and
bell stage with paired round-headed lights with louvres
under relieving arch; top cornice. Chancel has east window
of 3 stepped lights, transepts have 3 round-headed lights
with rose window over, that to south probably organ loft.
Interior has arcade with granite columns with Byzantine
capitals and unchamfered arcades. Much brick polychromy.
Many windows now blocked (1984). King-post roof with arch-
braced tie beams.
Listing NGR: SJ3677590958
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Source: English Heritage
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