St Saviour's Church, Aughton

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St Saviour's Church, Aughton
St Saviour's Church, Aughton, from the east
St Saviour's Church, Aughton is located in Lancashire
St Saviour's Church, Aughton
St Saviour's Church, Aughton
Location in Lancashire
Coordinates: 54°06′09″N 2°41′21″W / 54.1025°N 2.6892°W / 54.1025; -2.6892
Location Aughton, Lancashire
Country England
Denomination Anglican
Website St Saviour, Aughton
Architecture
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Architect(s) E. G. Paley
Architectural type Church
Style Gothic Revival
Completed 1864
Administration
Parish Halton
Deanery Tunstall
Archdeaconry Lancaster
Diocese Blackburn
Province York
Clergy
Vicar(s) Revd Pauline Bicknell
Laity
Reader(s) Martin Wakelin, Helen Leathard
Churchwarden(s) Frank Morphet, Mitzi Hayhurst
Parish administrator Gillian Morphet

St Saviour's Church, Aughton is an Anglican parish church located to the north of the hamlet of Aughton, Lancashire, England.

Ecclesiastical organisation[edit]

The church is within the deanery of Tunstall, the archdeaconry of Lancaster and the diocese of Blackburn. Its benefice is united with those of St Wilfrid, Halton and St Luke, Slyne-with-Hest.[1]

History[edit]

The church was built in 1864 and designed by the Lancaster architect E. G. Paley. It cost £590 (£50,000 as of 2014),[2] and provided seating for 100 people.[3] In 1913–14 the successors in the Lancaster practice, Austin and Paley added a parclose screen.[4]

Architecture[edit]

It is a small church with lancet windows, including a triple lancet at the east end. It has a bellcote at the west end, and a south porch.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ St Saviour, Aughton, Church of England, retrieved 26 August 2011 
  2. ^ UK CPI inflation numbers based on data available from Gregory Clark (2013), "What Were the British Earnings and Prices Then? (New Series)" MeasuringWorth.
  3. ^ Brandwood et al. 2012, p. 220.
  4. ^ Brandwood et al. 2012, p. 248.
  5. ^ Hartwell & Pevsner 2009, p. 88.

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