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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Eccles, Salford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4851 / 53°29'6"N

Longitude: -2.342 / 2°20'31"W

OS Eastings: 377400

OS Northings: 398764

OS Grid: SJ774987

Mapcode National: GBR DX24.RD

Mapcode Global: WH989.0N0M

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 16 July 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309482

English Heritage Legacy ID: 211934

Location: Salford, M30

County: Salford

Electoral Ward/Division: Eccles

Built-Up Area: Eccles

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Eccles St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

ECCLES

1481/4/1 CHADWICK ROAD
16-JUL-1987 (North side)
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

II*
Church. 1877-9, interior completed 1883. By Herbert Edward Tijou, tower completed to a modified design 1889 by JS Crowther after Tijou's death. Rock-faced stone with slate roof. Nave and apse under continuous roof, aisles, south porch and south-east tower. Gothic Revival. 7-bay nave and aisles with weathered plinth and weathered buttresses. 2-light aisle and clerestory windows with Geometrical tracery and hoodmoulds. Gabled porch in bay 2. Two 2-light west
windows and a small rose window. Polygonal apse with 2-light windows in each face. Imposing 4-stage tower with set-back buttresses which are weathered and gableted and turn into octagonal piers which rise as crocketed pinnacles above the pierced castellated parapet. It also has a 4-light window, a lancet in the second stage, a rose window in the third, and trefoil friezes above and below the 2-light belfry openings.
INTERIOR: 7-bay nave arcade with moulded arches on circular stone columns with well carved foliated capitals. Arch-braced roof trusses to the lofty nave. In the chancel are richly carved and elaborate reredos, oak panelling, communion rail, choir stalls and organ loft of 1898-1902. Organ of 1883 rebuilt and enlarged mid C20. Low chancel wall with attached pulpit 1879. Pews in aisles from Manchester Cathedral and installed 1893, pews in centre of nave 1918. Font of 1879, moved 1995. Minton floor tiles. Stained glass includes east windows of 1886 by Kempe, west window of 1916 and probably 4 other windows by Shrigley and Hunt of Preston. 4 other windows signed by Alfred O. Hemming. A north aisle window both depicts and commemorates AH Clayton who died at Loos in 1915.
An imposing building both inside and out with majestic tower. Tijou was also responsible 1874-6 for the chapel at Loreto College, Manchester (qv).
Matthew Hyde, pers.comm.
Jane Lowe, Church History and Guide and pers.comm.

Listing NGR: SJ7740098764

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