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IoE Number: 212996
Location: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, REDCLYFFE ROAD (west side)
  URMSTON, TRAFFORD, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr Patrick Norris
Date Photographed: 30 June 2001
Date listed: 09 May 1978
Date of last amendment: 09 May 1978
Grade I

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In the entry for: URMSTON REDCLYFFE ROAD SJ 79 NE (west side) (SJ 7697 SE) 2/33 Church of All Saints 9/5/78 GV II* the grade shall be amended to read Grade I. ------------------------------------ URMSTON REDCLYFFE ROAD SJ 79 NE (west side) (SJ 7697 SE) 2/33 Church of All 9/5/78 Saints G.V. II* Roman Catholic church. 1867-8. By E. W. Pugin. Rock-faced stone with slate roof. Nave, aisles, west bell turret, apsidal chancel with north chapel. Gothic Revival. 8-bay nave and aisles with weathered plinth, weathered buttresses and gabled porch. Each bay has a 2-light plate tracery aisle window with hoodmoulds and sill band and 2-light Geometrical tracery clerestory windows with continuous hoodmould. Steep roof with coped gables and pierced ridge tiles. West rose window above arcade of pointed lights and arched doorway all flanked by bold weathered and gableted buttresses. 4-bay polygonal chancel with 2-light plate tracery windows in each bay below a series of coped gables. Grotesque gargoyles. The 3 x 1 bay side chapel has a steep hipped roof and similar gables above each bay which interrupt a parapet with pierced quatrefoils. Interior: arcade arches, piers and chancel arches all in banded pink and yellow stone. Well carved foliage capitals. Lofty scissor-braced roof structure springing from angel corbels. Rib-vaulted chancel lavishly gilded. Elaborately carved stone altar and reredos. Good wall paintings, one showing E. W. Pugin with a plan of the church. Timber pews. Stained glass. A notably complete and unspoiled example of E. W. Pugin's work, said to be his best.

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