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Church of St Peter, Newton-le-Willows

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 February 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 216316

OS Grid Reference: SJ5930095643
OS Grid Coordinates: 359300, 395643
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4560, -2.6144

Location: 8 Church Street, Newton-le-Willows WA12 9ND

Locality: Newton-le-Willows
County: St Helens
Country: England
Postcode: WA12 9ND

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Listing Text

(east side)

5/26 Church of
3.2.66 Saint Peter
(Formerly listed under General)

Church. 1892-1901. By Demaine and Brierley. Stone with slate
roofs. Single vessel nave and chancel, lean-to aisles, west
tower with north and south porches, south chapel and north
organ loft and vestry. Free Perpendicular style. 5-bay nave;
aisles with parapets and elliptical-headed windows of 3
lights; 2-light straight-headed clerestory windows. West
tower has west entrance with 5-light window. Paired straight-
headed bell-openings with tracery heads. Embattled parapet.
Chancel has 7-light east window flanked by clasping
buttresses. Interior: arcades have octagonal piers; arch
braced collar roof. Parclose screens to organ loft and
chapel; painted reredos. Alabaster octagonal pulpit with
figures under canopies. Stained glass east and west windows.
Gravestone of P. Naylor, engine driver, 1842, J. Eeles of
Hull, Locomotive in relief and poem, formerly in graveyard.
Hatchment of Col. T.R. Legh, 1797. C18 wrought iron altar

Listing NGR: SJ5930095643

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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