Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea, Gordon Road, Lowestoft - East Suffolk

Roman Catholic Church of 1900-02 by George Baines and F W Richards. Red brick with stone dressings and slate roofs. Continuous nave and apsed sanctuary, nave aisles and off-set north-east tower (compass points refer to liturgical use). Nave with angle buttresses terminating in pepper-pot pinnacles to south-west corner. Falling high level masonry and serious water penetration. Heritage Lottery Fund Grants for Places of Worship grant accepted 2017, with the project development phase completed Spring 2018. Repairs are expected to be completed late in 2019.

Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea, Gordon Road, Lowestoft - East Suffolk
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHURCH OF OUR LADY STAR OF THE SEA
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II
    List Entry Number:
    1208940
    Local Planning Authority:
    East Suffolk
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea
    Street Name:
    Gordon Road
    Locality:
    Lowestoft
    County:
    Suffolk
    District / Borough:
    East Suffolk
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Waveney
    Region:
    East of England

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Priority:
    F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
    Previous Priority:
    F
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade II