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Church of St Elizabeth

A Grade II Listed Building in Aspull New Springs Whelley, Wigan

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213567

Location: Wigan, WN2

County: Wigan

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

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Listing Text

ASPULL BOLTON ROAD
SD 60 NW
(south side)
6/11 Church of
- St. Elizabeth
G.V. II
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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