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Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Rainford, St. Helens

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5001 / 53°30'0"N

Longitude: -2.7874 / 2°47'14"W

OS Eastings: 347866

OS Northings: 400668

OS Grid: SD478006

Mapcode National: GBR 8WZZ.B1

Mapcode Global: WH86Y.49Y2

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 24 March 1966

Last Amended: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343265

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216338

Location: Rainford, St. Helens, WA11

County: St. Helens

Civil Parish: Rainford

Built-Up Area: Rainford

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Rainford All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SJ 40 SE
1/48

RAINFORD,
CHURCH ROAD (west side),
Church of All Saints

(Formerly listed under General)

24.3.66

G.V. II


Church. 1877-8, tower completed 1903; Jubilee chapel, 1928.
Austin and Paley. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and
bands, and slate roof. Nave with aisles under lean-to roofs,
chancel with south chapel, north east tower. Tower has low
diagonal buttresses; octagonal bell stage with square
pinnacles in angles; louvred bell openings; embattled
parapet and pyramidal roof. Round stair turret has
projecting octagonal top stage with cornice and pyramidal
roof. Aisles have single lights, that to north has gabled
entrances at each end. Clerestory has alternate paired and
triple lancets. West end has 4 stepped lancets and leaf-
shaped window in gable; flanking weathered buttresses.
Chancel has east window of 3 lights with plate tracery and
south window of 2 lights; foundation stone dated 1877.
South chapel has shallow canted apse with parapet and gable
behind, south window of 2 lights. Gabled vestry to north of
chancel has 2-light plate tracery window with sashes.
Interior has 5-bay arcades with octagonal piers; King post
roof. Timber screens to chancel and chapel, 1928. Timber
pulpit on stone corbel. North organ loft, south 2-bay
arcade on quatrefoil pier to chapel has parclose screen.
Font has gadrooned bowl on fluted Tuscan column; inscription
on bowl reads: HENRY MOORE CHAPEL WARDEN 1723 & 4". Wall
memorial to Dulcibella Brownbill (died 1813) with figure; S.
and T. Franceys. Much stained glass, that in west leaf
window taken from former chapel, probably mid C19.


Listing NGR: SD4786600668

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