List of Norman architecture in Cheshire

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The county of Cheshire contains some Norman architecture, as Nikolaus Pevsner and Edward Hubbard state, this is not much in comparison with other counties.[1] What there is includes the following:

Structures[edit]

Location Structure Details Refs Image
Barthomley St Bertoline's Church Blocked doorway [2][3][4]
Bartholmey 3.jpg
Bruera St Mary's Church Chancel arch, south doorway [5][6]
Chester Cathedral North transept, northwest tower, north wall of nave [7][8]
Chester Former monastic buildings Undercroft, abbot's passage, chapel of St Anselm [9][10]
Chester Chester Castle Items in the chapel of St Mary, Castro [11]
Chester St John the Baptist's Church Much of the interior, ruins to the east [12][13][14] St John's Chester Ruins.jpg
Church Lawton All Saints Church Doorway [15][16][17]
Frodsham St Laurence's Church Arcade (part) and clerestory; carved masonry inside the tower [18][19][20] St Laurence Frodsham capital.jpg
Grappenhall St Wilfrid's Church Corbel table incorporated into the wall of the south aisle [21][22][23]
Middlewich St Michael and All Angels Church Fabric in the aisle arcades [24]
Neston St Mary's and St Helen's Church Masonry re-used in lower two storeys of the tower [25][26]
Prestbury St Peter's Church Free-standing chapel in the churchyard [27][28][29] Prestbury, Norman chapel.jpg
Runcorn Norton Priory Doorway, undercroft [30][31][32]
Norton Priory Undercroft.jpg
Shocklach St Edith's Church Small church [33][34] St Edith's Church, Shocklach.jpg
Shotwick St Michael's Church Doorway [33][35][36]

Furnishings[edit]

Location Structure Details Refs Image
Acton St Mary's Church Font [37][38][39]
Grappenhall St Wilfrid's Church Font [21][22][23]

Other[edit]

Location Structure Details Refs Image
Acton St Mary's Church Free-standing carved stones [37][38][39]
Bunbury St Boniface's Church Free-standing carved stones [40][41][42]
Burton St Nicholas' Church Big, round scalloped capitals [43][44]

References[edit]

Citations

  1. ^ Pevsner & Hubbard 2003, p. 13.
  2. ^ Pevsner and Hubbard, p. 71.
  3. ^ English Heritage, "Church of St Bertoline, Barthomley (1330063)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  4. ^ St Bertoline, Barthomley, Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture of Great Britain and Ireland, retrieved 13 June 2010 
  5. ^ Pevsner and Hubbard, p. 118.
  6. ^ English Heritage, "Church of St Mary the Virgin, Saighton (1136639)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  7. ^ Pevsner and Hubbard, pp. 136–141.
  8. ^ English Heritage, "Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary, Chester (1376398)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  9. ^ Pevsner and Hubbard, pp. 145–147.
  10. ^ English Heritage, "Former Monastic Buildings to Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary, Chester (1376397)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  11. ^ St Mary de Castro, Chester, Cheshire, Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland, retrieved 13 June 2010 
  12. ^ Pevsner and Hubbard, pp. 148–149.
  13. ^ English Heritage, "Church of St John the Baptist, Chester (1375977)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  14. ^ St John the Baptist, Chester, Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture of Great Britain and Ireland, retrieved 13 June 2010 
  15. ^ Pevsner and Hubbard, p. 178.
  16. ^ English Heritage, "Church of All Saints, Church Lawton (1161743)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  17. ^ All Saints, Church Lawton, Cheshire, The Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland, retrieved 13 June 2010 
  18. ^ Pevsner and Hubbard, pp. 220–221.
  19. ^ English Heritage, "Church of St Lawrence, Frodsham (1253193)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  20. ^ St Lawrence, Frodsham, Cheshire, The Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture, retrieved 13 June 2010 
  21. ^ a b Pevsner and Hubbard, p. 225.
  22. ^ a b English Heritage, "Church of St Wilfrid, Grappenhall (1139320)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  23. ^ a b St Wilfrid, Grappenhall, Cheshire, Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture of Great Britain and Ireland, retrieved 13 June 2010 
  24. ^ St. Michael and All Angels, Middlewich, The Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland, retrieved 13 June 2010 
  25. ^ Pevsner and Hubbard, p. 290.
  26. ^ English Heritage, "Church of St Mary and St Helen, Neston (1387671)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  27. ^ Pevsner and Hubbard, p. 316.
  28. ^ English Heritage, "Chapel in St Peter's Churchyard, Prestbury (1221896)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  29. ^ Prestbury, Norman Chapel, Cheshire, Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland, retrieved 13 June 2010 
  30. ^ Pevsner and Hubbard, pp. 296–297.
  31. ^ English Heritage, "Remains of Norton Priory (1130433)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  32. ^ Norton Priory, Cheshire, The Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland, retrieved 14 March 2010 
  33. ^ a b Pevsner and Hubbard, p. 334.
  34. ^ English Heritage, "Church of St Edith, Church Shocklach (1228322)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  35. ^ English Heritage, "Church of St Michael, Shotwick (1145903)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  36. ^ St Michael, Shotwick, Cheshire, Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland, retrieved 13 June 2010 
  37. ^ a b Pevsner and Hubbard, p. 53.
  38. ^ a b English Heritage, "Church of St Mary the Virgin, Acton (1330112)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  39. ^ a b St Mary, Acton, Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland, retrieved 13 June 2010 
  40. ^ Pevsner and Hubbard, p. 120.
  41. ^ English Heritage, "Church of St Boniface, Bunbury (1138626)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  42. ^ St Boniface, Bunbury, Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture, retrieved 13 June 2010 
  43. ^ Pevsner and Hubbard, pp. 121–122.
  44. ^ English Heritage, "Church of St Nicholas, Neston (1387811)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 17 April 2013. 

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