Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 78972
OS Grid Reference: SK3255753213
OS Grid Coordinates: 432557, 353213
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0752, -1.5155
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PARISH OF ALDERWASLEY HIGG LANE
SK 35 SW
Church of All Saints
Anglican Church. 1849-50 by H I Stevens. Ashlar gritstone, rising from a shallow
plinth, with continuous band course linking cills, continuous carved corbel table,
and coped gables with moulded kneelers. Crucifix finials to gables, and a graduated
slate roof. Built in the Early English style. Nave with shallow sidewall porch,
north and south transepts,north sidewall tower, and chancel. Five bay nave, with
set back buttresses to west end and three tall lancets, with hoodmoulds with
stops. Second bay with shallow porch, with coped gable, and steeply pointed arched
doorway with deeply undercut surround with attached shafts. Planked door with
decorative scrollwork to strap hinges. South east transept with shallow set-back
buttresses, and 2-light pointed arched window, with stylised 'Y' traceried window.
Chancel side wall with two lancets beneath hoodmould with carved head stops.
Between these windows, a shallow pilaster. Chancel gable with triple lancet window
beneath single hoodmould, with head stops, the lancets piercing the ashlar in the
manner of plate tracery. Chancel north side door with deeply moulded surround with
nail head ornament and attached columns. Three stage tower to rear side wall with
set back buttresses to first stage, boldly projecting mouldings to upper tower
stages and tall pyramidal cap to tower. Trefoil headed belfry openings with louvres.
Listing NGR: SK3255753213
Source: English Heritage
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