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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


Church of All Saints, Daresbury




6/2 Church of All Saints


8.1.70 II*


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


This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.


Source: English Heritage


Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.



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Taken on February 14, 2016