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Description: Church of St Mary and Presbytery
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 216298
OS Grid Reference: SJ5247999591
OS Grid Coordinates: 352479, 399591
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4909, -2.7177
SJ 59 NW BILLINGE CHAPEL END BIRCHLEY ROAD
4/8 Church of
Saint Mary and
Catholic church and presbytery. Church of 1828, with mid
C19 apse and presbytery. Stone with slate roof. 3-bay nave
with impost band and cornice; pedimented west gable. Round-
headed windows have keystones and leaded glazing, and
rectangular panels above. West end has windows flanking
entrance which has porch with paired unfluted Doric columns,
frieze and cornice. Gable has projecting panel with
entwined initials. Rectangular apse has paired round-headed
lancets and adjoins the presbytery, of 2 storeys and 3 bays.
3rd bay has gable and ground-floor canted bay window with
hipped roof. Central entrance has shallow gabled porch.
Interior: Segmental vaulted ceiling. Small west gallery
above internal porch with etched glazing. Round chancel
arch on paired columns with scrolly capitals. Canted apse
with large paintings, niche to right, altar to left. Font
of 1877, alabaster on coloured marble shafts; panels of
Listing NGR: SJ5247999591
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Source: English Heritage
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