All Saints Church - Daresbury Lane, Daresbury - Lewis Carroll Centre - clock
A look around Daresbury Village in Cheshire.
In the Daresbury Conservation Area.
The author Lewis Carroll was born in the village.
All Saints Church on Daresbury Lane. Now home of the Lewis Carroll Centre.
Grade II* listed building
SJ 58 SE DARESBURY C.P. DARESBURY LANE
6/2 Church of All Saints
Parish church rebuilt 1871 by Austin and Paley leaving the C16
tower. Red sandstone with slate roof. 5 bay nave in perpendicular
style with aisles, tower west at end of nave, and entrances opposite
each other in north and south aisles. Tower has angle buttresses,
large west perpendicular window, louvred windows to all faces
at bell-stage, gargoyles and crenellations. All windows generally
perpendicular style and stained glass. Roofs of south aisle,
chapel and organ chamber pitched of slate, north aisle roof is
lead covered lean-to. Interior Chancel is flanked by 1 bay organ
chamber and two bay memorial chapel. Plain octagonal columns
support aisle arcades. Chancel has elaborately carved cambered
collar trusses with wall brackets, those to the nave are similar
with level collars. The south aisle roof has simple hammer beam
trusses. Jacobean pulpit, C19 Oak screens with brattishing enclose
the chapel, choir stalls with poppyheads and carved bench ends
in the nave. Quality marble wall memorials in nave. Elaborately
carved Gothic oak cover over stone font.
Listing NGR: SJ5807082812
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Source: English Heritage
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