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Church of St Mary and St John, Newton-le-Willows

Description: Church of St Mary and St John

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 216321

OS Grid Reference: SJ5811695666
OS Grid Coordinates: 358116, 395666
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4561, -2.6322

Location: 171 Crow Ln E, St Helens WA12 9UY

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

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Listing Text

(south side)
5/31 Church of
Saint Mary and
- Saint John

- II

Catholic church. 1864, spire 1880. By E Blount. Rock-faced
stone with ashlar dressings, slate roof. Nave with aisles
under lean-to roofs, NW steeple, chancel with flanking
gabled chapels. Tower has setback buttresses and lancets;
paired lancet bell openings; splayed spire. West end has
pointed entrance and spherical triangle window. 6-bay nave
has paired lancet aisle windows and triple lancet clerestory
windows; one squat buttress to north, and confessionals and
vestry to south. Canted chancel has clasping buttresses and
cornice with animal heads, windows of 2 lights. Interior:
Arches between chapels and chancel and aisles, on corbels in
form of busts including S.S. Mary and John and contemporary
bishop and pope. Reredoses to chapels remain, that to
chancel removed.

Listing NGR: SJ5811695666

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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