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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1129915



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Dodleston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Jun-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55226

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SJ 36 SE DODLESTON C.P. CHURCH ROAD (South east side) 2/30 Church of St Mary

1/6/1967 II Church, lower stage of tower early C16; remainder of church rebuilt by John Douglas, 1870, in Perpendicular style. Red sandstone with graded grey slate roofs in two parallel ridged spans over nave and north aisle. Two-stage tower with short spire within the crenellated parapet; nave with north aisle; chancel; north vestry; half timbered gabled north porch. Panel tracery to east windows; square headed north and south windows with cusped tracery. Interior. Four-bay nave arcade on octagonal columns; arched braced trusses to nave roof; painted chancel roof. Fragment of a medieval coffin and a framed royal coat of arms (1660) mounted on west wall; beneath the tower, tomb of Sir Thomas Egerton Baron Ellesmere and Viscount Brackley (died 1617), and of his wife Elizabeth dated 1588 (Latin inscriptions). Octagonal font, probably C17. Late C19 stained glass in east window. The church adjoins the site of a motte and bailey castle.

Listing NGR: SJ3618860927

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National Grid Reference: SJ 36188 60927


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