CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1343265
Date first listed:
24-Mar-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
23-Aug-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH ROAD

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

District:
St. Helens (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Rainford
National Grid Reference:
SD 47866 00668

Details

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
216338
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06025/09
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