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Church of St Anne

A Grade II Listed Building in Atherton, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5189 / 53°31'8"N

Longitude: -2.4812 / 2°28'52"W

OS Eastings: 368188

OS Northings: 402581

OS Grid: SD681025

Mapcode National: GBR CW3R.M8

Mapcode Global: WH980.VTM5

Entry Name: Church of St Anne

Listing Date: 18 October 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356248

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213548

Location: Wigan, M46

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Atherton

Built-Up Area: Atherton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Atherton and Hindsford

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:
ATHERTON TYLDESLEY ROAD
SD 60 SE
(west side),
2/63 Hinsford
Church of St Anne
II
Church, 1899-1901. By Austin and Paley. Thinly-coursed sandstone, graduated
Westmorland slate roof. Orientated north-west/south-east, ritual orientation used
here. 4-bay aisled nave with south porch and transept; 2-bay chancel with tower and
vestry against south side. In Gothic Revival style. Nave: gabled porch to right;
offset buttress divides 4 two-light windows with sill bond, hollow-chamfered
surrounds and cusped tracery. Gabled transept has tall 4-light window with
reticulated tracery under pointed arch and hoodmould. North side: 3:4:2 windows
(as south) divided by buttresses. Buttresses flank quadrant-moulded west window of
4 lights under pointed arch and hoodmould; square-headed, 2-light aisle windows.
Coped gable with slit and apex cross. Tower: chamfered plinth, diagonal
buttresses; tall 2-light window with hoodmould, string course beneath short belfry
stage with louvred, square-headed 2-light openings; buttress on right rises as
octagonal turret at corner of embattled parapet; pyramidal roof with weathervane.
Chancel: traceried 3-light windows to each side; large buttresses flank pointed
5-light east window with reticulated tracery and hoodmould. Vestry in angle with
tower is gabled to south and has 3-and 2-light windows with sill bond which rises as
hood over shouldered lintel of east doorway.

Interior: Aisles have alternate hexagonal and round piers, double-chamfered arches.
Arch-braced king-post roof. Double-chamfered chancel arch. Corbelled and ribbed
arch beneath tower. Contemporary pews. Marble font under wooden-spire cover.


Listing NGR: SD6818802581

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