Description: Church of St Anne
Date Listed: 15 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 274508
OS Grid Reference: SJ9052254010
OS Grid Coordinates: 390522, 354010
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0832, -2.1429
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BROWN EDGE C.P. CHURCH ROAD
SJ 95 SW
- Church of St Anne
Parish church. 1844 by J.C. Trubshaw, extended 1854 by Ward and
Son of Hanley, under the patronage of H.H. Williamson. Rock-faced
coursed stone; tiled roof; verge parapets with bellcote to west.
Neo-Norman tower, nave, chancel. Nave and chancel by Trubshaw.
Nave: of 4 bays divided by 2-stage buttresses and with 3 round-
arch windows to each bay; corbelled eaves and string at cill
level; gabled porch to west end. Chancel: very small lower chancel
of one bay; east window of 3 round arches, the centre taller and all
with zig-zag ornament. Tower: by Ward, Iconoclastic Romanesque, set
to the north-east of the church and dominating the site; square plan;
of 3 stages with set-back buttresses up to the bell chamber; grotesque-
head corbels to zig-zag frieze and widely projecting gargoyles under
solid spire with scalloped finish in imitation of tiles; 2 pairs of
lucarnes to each face; circular stair turret to north-east finished
by a cone-shaped roof; 2-light round-arch bell chamber openings,
2 to each face with columns in deeply-set reveals between lights;
round-arch window to north and round-arch door to west with elaborate
low-relief carving in tympanum inscribed: "VICT 1854" within arch.
Listing NGR: SJ9052254010
Source: English Heritage
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