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Latitude: 53.5633 / 53°33'48"N
Longitude: -2.575 / 2°34'29"W
OS Eastings: 362014
OS Northings: 407567
OS Grid: SD620075
Mapcode National: GBR BWG7.BC
Mapcode Global: WH97S.FP2M
Entry Name: Church of St Elizabeth
Listing Date: 10 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1068422
English Heritage Legacy ID: 213567
Location: Wigan, WN2
Electoral Ward/Division: Aspull New Springs Whelley
Built-Up Area: Aspull
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Aspull St Elizabeth
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
ASPULL BOLTON ROAD
SD 60 NW
6/11 Church of
- St. Elizabeth
Church. 1876. By James Medland Taylor and Henry Taylor. Common
brick with red brick and stone dressings and slate roof with
bands. Single vessel nave and chancel with south aisle
under lean-to roof, west baptistry, chancel with south organ
loft (ritual west is actual south). 4-bay nave has blind
arcade to north with lancets with plain openings, paired to
east. 3 large buttresses. Clerestory has sill band and pairs
of paired lights. West end has brick with 4 lights on sill
band and central blind light with brick calvary cross;
pointed entrance with gablet over to south. Wheel window
with flanking flat gabled buttresses with tracery; check
work apex. Aisle has 3 lancets to west stepped up roof
slope; paired lights and one big buttress; lean-to porch.
Gabled organ loft has 2 lights and sexfoil under hood mould;
buttress to right. Nave east gable has some crow stepping
and octagonal bell turret, open timber stage and slate
spire. 2-bay chancel has 3-light east window; north and
south windows of 3 cusped lights. To north, west bay has 3
stepped lights under relieving arch. Vestry in angle of
chancel and organ loft. Interior: arcade has round stone
piers and arch-braced king and queen post roof. Polychrome
brick patterns to walls. West end has 2 arched bays to
vestry and baptistry. Round font has roundels and frieze on
round pier with flat buttresses. Chancel arch with water
leaf capitals on round brick shafts. Low wall with traceried
arcading and canted front to pulp-it. Wrought iron rood.
Boarded arched roof. Arch to organ loft and 2 sedilia to
south, piscina to north. Stone reredos with canopy to cross.
7 hanging lights. Contemporary stalls.
Listing NGR: SD6201407567
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