Description: Christ Church
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 328377
OS Grid Reference: SE7348088094
OS Grid Coordinates: 473480, 488094
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2832, -0.8728
There is also a scheduled monument, Low Cross, a Reused Standing Stone on Kirkgate Lane in Appleton-Le-Moors, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
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SE 7288-7388 APPLETON-LE-MOORS VILLAGE STREET
7/19 Christ Church
Church. 1863-65. By J L Pearson, for Mrs J Shepherd as a memorial to her
husband. Dressed limestone with ashlar dressings. Mansfield stone column
shafts and Rosedale ironstone interior details. Slate roof. High Victorian
Gothic. 3-bay aisled nave with narthex, apsidal chancel, with mortuary
chapel to north and square south-east tower with pyramidal spire. Lancet
windows throughout except for rose window in west gable. A string course
runs around the nave, chancel and chapel at west door impost level. Ashlar
bands and a band of sunk quatrefoils at springing level of nave windows.
The narthex projects beneath a pent roof between buttresses and contains an
entrance arch of 3 orders with attached shafts with foliate capitals. The
apse has shafted lancets set into an arcade on detached shafts of Mansfield
stone, with foliate capitals. Tower: 2-light bell openings with attached
shafts and lucarnes. Interior: nave arcade carried on square-section piers
with embedded shafts at the angles, annulets, and foliate capitals. Inlaid
Rosedale ironstone banding and decorative motifs throughout. Arcading on
detached shafts to apse and aisle windows. Wooden braced king post roof.
Original fittings include pulpit, font, reredos, glass and richly painted
organ. A Quiney, John Loughborough Pearson, p 239.
Listing NGR: SE7348088093
Source: English Heritage
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