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Church of All Saints, Saint Helens

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 216397

OS Grid Reference: SJ5337593621
OS Grid Coordinates: 353375, 393621
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4373, -2.7033

Location: Carnegie Crescent, St Helens WA9 3PX

Locality: Saint Helens
County: St Helens
Country: England
Postcode: WA9 3PX

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

(north side), Sutton

8/93 church of All Saints


Church. 1891-93. By Austin and Paley. Dressed, snecked red sandstone.C20
cement-tile roof. Cruciform plan having 5-bay aisled nave with porch and 2-bay
chancel with chapel and vestry. Orientated north-south; ritual orientation
used here. Gothic Revival style. Nave: south porch to bay 1 has angle
buttresses, 2-light window and roll-moulded gable copings with cross; west-facing
doorway with moulded arch and hoodmould over foiled panels with shields; statue
niche to left. Aisle: offset buttress; mostly 3-light windows with rounded
lights and plain tracery under square heads. 3-light clerestory windows with
plain tracery and pointed-arch heads (north windows have mouchettes). Large
offset buttresses flank west window of 4 lights under traceried head and hoodmould.
Transepts also lit by 4-light windows with mouchettes and hoodmoulds. South
chapel has square-headed 2-light windows whilst those to chancel are cusped
and traceried. Vestry to north has west door and cusped, square-headed 2-light
windows. Offset buttresses flank east window of 5 lights with stepped, embattled
transom and traceried head.
Interior: arcades have hollow faced octagonal piers and moulded capitals to
cavetto-moulded arches. Taller crossing arches die into more massive piers
with blind panelling. Oak choir stalls; organ of 1900 the gift of William
Pilkington; Pilkington memorial stained glass east window of 1905. The western
2 bays of nave have been reordered. The crossing tower of the original design
was never built.

Listing NGR: SJ5337593621

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Source: English Heritage

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