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Church of All Saints, Thornton Hough

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 215578

OS Grid Reference: SJ3051880885
OS Grid Coordinates: 330518, 380885
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3203, -3.0445

Location: Church Road, Wirral CH63 1JP

Locality: Thornton Hough
County: Wirral
Country: England
Postcode: CH63 1JP

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Listing Text

SJ 3080
(south-east side)
Thornton Hough
16/244 Church of
All Saints


Church. 1867. By Kirk and Sons for J. Hirst. Rock-faced
stone with ashlar dressings, slate roof with tile ridge.
Nave, south west tower, north west porch, transepts,
chancel, north organ loft and south vestry. 4-bay nave has
Lombard frieze and 2-light windows with Geometrical tracery
between gabled buttresses. Tower has angle buttresses,
entrance of 2 orders; 2-light windows with shafts; 5-face
clock above; top cornice and broach spire with pinnacles,
gabled lucarnes of 2 lights, 2 further tiers of lucarnes.
West end of nave has 5-light window. North gabled porch,
lancet with trefoil over and return entrance. Transepts
have 3-light windows and spherical triangle windows above.
Chancel has 3-light east window with 2-light window to north
and south. Vestry has east entrance under gable, south
cusped lancet. Organ loft has window of 3 cusped lights.
Interior has arch-braced roof. Chancel arch with flanking
segmental-pointed arches on round columns. Chancel has
scissor-truss roof, corbelled transverse arch to sanctuary.
Reredos has relief of Last Supper with flanking quatrefoils
with relief carvings. C20 stalls and pulpit. Wall memorial
to J. Hirst, the founder, died 1874 in south transept;
cusped gabled panel. Some C19 stained glass, most is C20.

Listing NGR: SJ3051880885

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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