Weaverham: St Mary the Virgin

Name:
Weaverham: St Mary the Virgin
Record Type:
Church
Church code:
609131
Diocese:
Chester
Archdeaconry:
Chester
Parish:
Weaverham

Statutory Designation Information

Listed Building?
This is a Grade I Listed Building
View more information about this Listed Building on the National Heritage List for England web site
Scheduled Monument?
There is no Scheduled Monument within the curtilage or precinct

National Park

The church is not in a National Park

Conservation Area

The church is in the following Conservation Area: Weaverham (Village)

Heritage At Risk Status

On Heritage At Risk Register?
This church is not on the Heritage at Risk Register
 

Approximate Date

Approximate Date:
Medieval

Exterior Image

Exterior Photograph of 609131 Weaverham St Mary the Virgin
Caption:
Exterior Photograph of 609131 Weaverham St Mary the Virgin
Description:
Photograph Taken on 20 June 2011
Year / Date:
2011
Copyright:
Sue Adair
Originator:
Sue Adair

Summary Description

For over 1000 years, the people of Weaverham have worshipped here at this Church, dedicated to St. Mary the Virgin, built of local red sandstone, over-looking the winding River Weaver valley from which Weaverham takes its name. There have been 3 Churches on this site. Extensive alterations and enlargements took place in the 16th century and the Church is largely of that period. The west tower dates from the middle of the 15th century and the rest of the church from the 16th century.

Visiting and Facilities

The church is open for worship.
Work in progress - can you help?
 

Church Website

Church Website:
Work in progress - can you help?

Sources and Further Information

Antiquarian Horological Society (2015) AHS Turret Clock database Unique Number ID: 1347 [Digital Archive/Data]
26/05/1905
CWGC (2016) Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC Unique File Reference Number: 06999 [Bibliography/Data]
Number of War Graves: 19
Church of England (2021) A Church Near You https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/12678/ [Digital Archive/Index]
View information on worship and access at this church
Sue Adair (2011) Exterior Photograph of 609131 Weaverham St Mary the Virgin [Digital Archive/Graphic material]
Exterior Photograph of 609131 Weaverham St Mary the Virgin
ICBS (1817-1989) Incorporated Church Building Society Archive https://images.lambethpalacelibrary.org.uk/luna/servlet/detail/LPLIBLPL~34~34~128512~118619 [Archive/Graphic material]

Ground plan

ICBS File Number - 08081

Coverage - 1877

Created by DOUGLAS, John: b. 1830 - d. 1911 of Chester

ESOS (2022) Energy Audit - Weaverham: St Mary the Virgin [Digital Archive/Document]
Energy Audit - Weaverham: St Mary the Virgin
Church Buildings Council (2019) Church Bells 6 Bells [Archive/Index]
6 Bells