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St Saviour's Church, Aughton
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Coordinates: 54°06′09″N 2°41′21″W / 54.1025°N 2.6892°W / 54.1025; -2.6892
Location Aughton, Lancashire
Country England
Denomination Anglican
Website St Saviour, Aughton
History
Status Parish church
Architecture
Functional status Active
Architect(s) E. G. Paley
Architectural type Church
Style Gothic Revival
Completed 1864
Administration
Parish Halton
Deanery Tunstall
Archdeaconry Lancaster
Diocese Blackburn
Province York
Clergy
Rector Rev Susan Seed
Priest(s) Helen Leathard
Laity
Reader(s) Martin Wakelin,
Organist(s) Francis Roe
Churchwarden(s) Mitzi Hayhurst, Hilary Carr
Parish administrator Sandi Haythornthwaite

St Saviour's Church is an Anglican parish church to the north of the hamlet of Aughton, Lancashire, England.

Ecclesiastical organisation

The church is within the deanery of Tunstall, the archdeaconry of Lancaster and the diocese of Blackburn. Its benefice is united with those of St Wilfrid, Halton and St Luke, Slyne-with-Hest.

History

The church was built in 1864 and designed by the Lancaster architect E. G. Paley. It cost £590 (equivalent of £40,000 in 2018),2018 and provided seating for 100 people. In 1913–14 the successors in the Lancaster practice, Austin and Paley added a parclose screen.

Architecture

It is a small church with lancet windows, including a triple lancet at the east end. It has a bellcote at the west end, and a south porch.

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