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Description: Christ Church
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 215456
OS Grid Reference: SJ3185985133
OS Grid Coordinates: 331859, 385133
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3587, -3.0253
BEBINGTON KING'S ROAD
SJ 38 NW
Church. 1857-9. By Walter Scott; steeple, 1885. Vestry
1899. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings, slate roof.
Nave, aisles under lean-to roofs, north west tower and splay
spire, chancel and south vestry. 7-bay nave with 6-bay
aisles. Aisles have paired lancets with shafts and hood
moulds, south west 3-light nave window, south east entrance
of 2 orders with dog-tooth moulding to arch. Clerestory has
windows of 3 trefoil-headed lights. West end has 4-light
window with Geometrical tracery and flanking lancets, plain
entrance below and 3 lights to gable. Tower has angle
buttresses, west entrance and north 2-light plate tracery
window; paired louvred bell openings with trefoils over;
shingle splay spire. Chancel has 4-light window with hood
mould. Vestery has gabled west bay with 3-light plate
tracery window and east window of 3 trefoil-headed windows.
North organ loft has 3 cusped lancets and spherical triangle
window above with flat sill, east end as vestry. Interior:
has 6-bay acrades with alternate round and octagonal piers.
Arched scissor brace roof, that to chancel on angel corbels.
Screen of 1912, tracery lights, gates with strap hinges,
cornice with vine, cherubs and cresting with rood. Stone
pulpit, tracery over arched panels and buttresses. Blind
arcade to chancel east wall, and similar reredos. Square
font on shafts supporting angel corbels; carved panels have
symbols. Stone slab in porch wall has tracks of the
Listing NGR: SJ3185985133
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Source: English Heritage
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