Description: United Reformed Church
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 215282
OS Grid Reference: SJ4466590823
OS Grid Coordinates: 344665, 390823
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4113, -2.8339
HUYTON-WITH-ROBY VICTORIA ROAD
SJ 49 SW
5/24 United Reformed
Non-conformist church. 1889-90. By W D Caroe. Stone with
slate roof. Nave with gabled aisles and north transept,
chancel with north tower and south vestry and hall (ritual
north is actual west). West front has aisles recessed
behind lean-to porches. Nave has 3 lancets and rose window
over small gabled buttress; flanking gabled buttresses.
Porches have gabled entrances of one order; aisles have 5
lancets, the outer ones blind. North side has aisle with
lancet triplets under hoodmoulds between gabled buttresses.
Transept of 2 gabled bays has paired lancets with blind
quatrefoils above. Tower has set-back buttresses with
octagonal pinnacles; North gabled stair turret and lancet;
gabled porch. Weathered sill to 4-bay blind arcade with 2
lights, louvred bell openings of 2 orders; broach spire has
lucarnes and weather cock. Chancel east end has gabled
angle buttresses and central buttress; 4 short lancets and 4
stepped lancets above, under hood mould; top trefoil. North
lean-to vestry under paired lancets, south hall of 2 bays
with square-headed windows, with gabled vestry to west.
South aisle has east 2-light window with plate tracery over
vestry. Interior: stone faced. 4-bay arcades on quatrefoil
piers. Nave and aisles have diaphragm arches with 2 pierced
round-headed openings. 2-bay arcade to transept. Font in
west recess has central and 6 outer piers; trefoil-headed
panels. Half-hexagonal stone pulpit has 5 small shafts and
2 taller outer ones; cornice has dog-tooth moulding.
Chancel has diaphragm arch on wall shafts; north organ loft;
gabled buttress to east end; stalls.
Listing NGR: SJ4466590823
Source: English Heritage
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