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Description: Church of Holy Cross
Date Listed: 23 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 333226
OS Grid Reference: NZ4778702012
OS Grid Coordinates: 447787, 502012
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4113, -1.2652
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NZ 40 SE WHORLTON CHURCH LANE
9/167 Church of
23/6/66 Holy Cross
Parish Church, 1877 by T.H. Wyatt, replacing the earlier church of
the same name (q.v.). Coursed pecked sandstone with ashlar dressings;
plain tiled roofs with tiled ridges and stone gable copings; snecked
stone spire. Nave with north aisle, chancel with north vestry,
north-west tower. Early English style with plate tracery.
Tower of 3 stages has extruded vice in west corner to nave North
door; 2 lancets above, and clock. Paired louvred bell-openings in
shafted 2-centred arch. Stepped angle buttresses, eaves corbel
table and broach spire with lucarnes and vane.
3-bay nave and 2-bay chancel on south. 2-bay north aisle and gabled
vestry with small door.
Interior: plastered with stone features. North arcade has 2 wide
chamfered and moulded 2-centred arches on round pier and half-round
responds. Arch-braced collar-beam roof. Tiled nave floor. Stone
and marble pulpit and base of chancel screen. Wood upper screen,
in very high arch, is World War I memorial. Arch has side shafts
with carved capitals. Polished limestone raised chancel floor.
Stained glass in East window and one south window by Kempe, 1879
and 1903. Also a window with Ss Cecilia and Ursula by A.K:Nicholson,
1923. Another with warlike saints commemorating the Marquis of
Ailesbury and General Gordon of Khartoum, 1886.
Listing NGR: NZ4778702012
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Source: English Heritage
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