Church of St Peter, Church Street, Darwen - Blackburn with Darwen (UA)

Church designed by Rickman and Hutchinson and built 1827-9. Sandstone and slate construction. Aisle roof coverings and gutters have deteriorated, allowing rain entry. A grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund has allowed repair work to start in 2018.

Church of St Peter, Church Street, Darwen - Blackburn with Darwen (UA)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST PETER
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1163042
  • Local Planning Authority: Blackburn with Darwen (UA)
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Peter
  • Street Name: Church Street
  • Locality: Darwen
  • Unitary Authority: Blackburn with Darwen (UA)
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Rossendale and Darwen
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • 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: D
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II*, CA

Contact Details

Tim Wilkins 0161 242 1419

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England