Holy Ascension Church, Upton by Chester
|Holy Ascension Church,
Upton by Chester
Holy Ascension Church, Upton by Chester,
from the northwest
|OS grid reference|
Upton by Chester, Chester, Cheshire
|Website||Holy Ascension, Upton|
|Heritage designation||Grade II|
|Designated||1 June 1967|
|Materials||Sandstone, tile roofs|
|Parish||Holy Ascension, Upton|
|Vicar(s)||Revd David Sayle|
Holy Ascension Church is in Church Lane, Upton by Chester, Chester, Cheshire, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Chester, the archdeaconry of Chester and the diocese of Chester. The church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building.
The church is constructed in red sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings, and has a red tile roof. Its plan consists of a five-bay nave, a south porch, a two-bay chancel with north and south transepts, and a west tower. The tower is in three stages, standing on a plinth. It has diagonal buttresses, two-light windows, louvred bell openings and a plain parapet. The tower is surmounted by a spire containing lucarnes. The nave windows have two lights, there are three-light windows in the transepts, and east window also has three lights. Stained glass is by Kempe; that in the west window is dated 1883, in the east window it is dated 1885, and elsewhere there are windows dated between 1871 and 1873. The two-manual organ was made by Charles Whiteley and Company.
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- Historic England, "Church of the Holy Ascension Church, Upton by Chester (1229986)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 14 February 2012
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