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© Mr Patrick Norris

IoE Number: 212935
Location: CHURCH OF SAINT WERBURG, BENT LANE (east side)
  WARBURTON, TRAFFORD, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr Patrick Norris
Date Photographed: 30 June 2001
Date listed: 12 July 1985
Date of last amendment: 12 July 1985
Grade II

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SJ 78 NEWARBURTONBENT LANE(east side)6/174Church of-Saint Werburg

SJ 78 NE WARBURTON BENT LANE (east side) 6/174 Church of - Saint Werburg G.V. II Church. 1883-5.John Douglas for Mr. R. E. Egerton- Warburton. Snecked red sandstone and clay tile roof. Nave with north aisle and south porch; chancel and north-east tower. 4 bay nave/aisle with moulded sill band, continuous hoodmoulds, overhanging eaves and steeply pitched roof with cusped statue niche above a arched doorway, otherwise the aisle has 2-light and the nave 3 and 4-light windows in each bay with free Perpendicular (or Decorated) tracery. No buttresses except for those to west, to chancel, and that which separates the nave and chancel which is of massive proportions, gableted, weathered and with a sundial mounted on one of the upper faces. The 3-bay chancel is similar in treatment except for a coped parapet. 3-stage tower with diagonal buttresses weathered several times; 2 2-light belfry openings in each face, enriched band, castellations and diagonally set corner pinnacles with crockets. Interior: nave arcade with octagonal columns and moulded capitals and bases. Arch-braced roof trusses and barrel roof to chancel. Font cover dated 1595 and oak chest from Old Saint Werburg's church (q.v.).

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