Building Features

Church Floorplan

Plan of Church
Plan of Church

The South View

As you approach All Saints through the South Gate you will see the impressive yew trees. The eldest tree is over 1600 years old. The other yews were planted in 1726.

The Lady Chapel

Plan of Church
Plan of Church

The Nave

The church is a rectangular chamber with no structural divisions between the aisles and the chapels at the east end. The arcading consists of seven bays which do not extend to the east wall. The Clestory windows add greatly to the lightness of the church.

The Chancel

Plan of Church
Plan of Church

The High Altar

The screen which separates the nave from the chancel is fifteenth century, probably from the Ludlow workshop. The wainscoting, and the fan vaulting which is further ornamented by liernes, make it one of the finest screens in Wales..

The Trevor Chapel

St Catherines Chapel, is also known as the 'Trevor' chapel after the the Trevors, who lived in Trevalyn Hall, in the parish of Gresford. The memorial under the east window is of John Trevor who died in 1589. The Trevor Chapel also houses a painting commemorating the Greford Colliery disaster of 1934, when 266 men died.

Plan of Church
Plan of Church

Other Features

15th Century Screen

Gilded Bosses

Early Victorian Brass

Romano-British Stone

Hill 3 manual Organ

A Venerable Yew Tree

Mentioned in the Doomsday book Often called "The best Cheshire Church in Wales"

Misericords

Green Man

Picina

Hatchments

The Peal of Bells (One of the seven wonders of Wales)

Parish Records from 1661

Ancient Glass

Notable Memorials

Mediaeval Font

Burial-Boards

Chandeliers

Miners Memorial painting commemorating the Gresford Colliery Disaster in which 266 men lost their lives on September 22nd 1934.