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Warrington Parish Church catches the evening sun in Octber 1971 before the stonework was cleaned 


Warrington Parish Church

Published in 1997 as part of the Warrington's Past series, this booklet takes the form of a walk around St Elphin's church and churchyard with historical and architectural notes.  There are sections on the various parts of the church, the church plate, the rectory and the bells.  ISBN 1 901208 12 5.  


The old Walking Day banner


Warrington Parish Church west door


Looking up the tower from the south side on Sunday 9 July 1995


South wall of the chancel and vestry. Sunday 9 July 1995


View from Sainsbury's car park in June 1995 

 

 


Interior of the Patten chapel. Wednesday 18 September 1996


Notes on Warrington Church, Part 1

A historical and architectural study of the plan and development of the old church before the major rebuilding work of Rector Quekett.  Includes an account of the early nineteenth century discoveries of the crypt and the pre-Reformation chasubles.  Published 1999.  ISBN 1 901208 01 X.  No longer available.


Close up of the tomb chest in the Patten chapel. Wednesday 18 September 1996


Memorial plaque to Francis Massy in the Patten (former Rixton) chapel. Wednesday 18 September 1996


Patten chapel from the outside. There were originally two chapels here. Sunday 9 July 1995


Doorway to the crypt. The original medieval doorway was replaced in the 19th cenury. Wednesday 18 September 1996

The crypt

 

Notes on Warrington Church, Part 2

A discussion of the puzzles associated with the fascinating chapel of the Botelers, now the Regimental chapel.  With a reconstruction of the Thomas Boteler tomb brasses and including an extensive bibliography.  Published 1999.  ISBN 1 901208 02 8.  No longer available.


Close up of the effigies on the Boteler tomb.


The tomb arches in the Regimental (Boteler) chapel. The arches were replaced when the chapel was rebuilt under Rector Quekett. Photograph taken Wednesday 18 September 1996


The early fourteenth century effigy of a lady. Her identity is unknown. There is no evidence to suggest that this is the tomb of Alicia Boteler


South Lancashire Regimental chapel screen







 

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