All Saints' Church, Weston, Cheshire

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For the church with a similar name in Bath, see All Saints' Church, Weston
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All Saints' Church, Weston
West end of All Saints' Church, Weston
All Saints' Church, Weston is located in Cheshire
All Saints' Church, Weston
All Saints' Church, Weston
Location in Cheshire
Coordinates: 53°04′00″N 2°24′01″W / 53.0667°N 2.4003°W / 53.0667; -2.4003
OS grid reference SJ 733 522
Location Main Street, Weston, Cheshire
Country England
Denomination Anglican
Website All Saints, Weston
Architecture
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Heritage designation Grade II
Designated 5 September 1986
Architect(s) Edward Lapidge (?)
J. A. Atkinson (?)
Architectural type Church
Style Gothic Revival
Groundbreaking c. 1840
Completed 1893
Specifications
Materials Brick, ashlar dressings
Tiled roof
Administration
Parish Weston
Deanery Nantwich
Archdeaconry Macclesfield
Diocese Chester
Province York
Clergy
Vicar(s) Revd Geoffrey Michael Breffitt

All Saints' Church, Weston, is located in Main Street, Weston, Cheshire, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Nantwich, the archdeaconry of Macclesfield, and the diocese of Chester. Its benefice is combined with that of St Mark, Shavington.[1] The church is designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed building.[2]

History[edit]

All Saints' was built in about 1840, and the chancel was added in 1893.[2] The original part of the church was probably designed by Edward Lapidge, and the chancel probably by J. A. Atkinson.[3]

Architecture[edit]

The church is constructed in red brick with ashlar dressings, and has a tiled roof. Its plan consists of a nave, a west porch, a chancel with an apsidal east end, and a northeast vestry. On the west gable is a single bellcote. Above the west porch is a triple lancet window, and over this is a roundel. On the corners of the church are buttresses; these are square in the lower parts and octagonal above. Along the sides of the church are four lancet windows. The chancel apse contains five windows, the central one with a gablet. Inside the church, the nave walls are plastered, and the chancel is lined with brown and yellow bricks. The chancel windows contain stained glass by Morris & Co. The central three windows date from 1924 and depict the Crucifixion flanked by the Virgin Mary and Saint John. The lateral windows of 1928 depict Saint Peter and Saint Paul.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ All Saints, Weston, Church of England, retrieved 23 March 2012 
  2. ^ a b c English Heritage. "Church of All Saints, Weston (1330190)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 23 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Hartwell, Clare; Hyde, Matthew; Hubbard, Edward; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2011) [1971], Cheshire, The Buildings of England, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, p. 664, ISBN 978-0-300-17043-6