Roman Catholic Church Of Our Lady And St Patrick

24 Jul 2000
Roman Catholic Church Of Our Lady And St Patrick, Higher Walton Road, Bamber Bridge, South Ribble, Lancashire, PR5 4HS
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


5/127 Roman Catholic Church of - Our Lady and St. Patrick

- II

Church, 1880, by Pugin and Pugin. Nave with aisles, 3-sided apsidal chancel, south west stair turret with spire, and attached baptistry on north side. Rockfaced stone, slate roof. Four windows to south aisle, 3 to north aisle, all of 3-lights under a pointed Tudor arch, with trefoils in the heads, and stilted hoodmoulds which have cubic stops; clerestory of 2 cusped single lights in each bay. Octagonal stair turret at south west corner, terminating in a belfry with a short spire. West end has doorway with gabled arch, and a round window crossed diagonally by 2 pairs of bars intersecting at right angles, with cinquefoils in the outer angles. Gabled baptistry at west end of north aisle. Interior: 4-bay nave arcade composed of columns with splayed heads and moulded octagonal capitals, with matching responds, supporting 2-centred arches with hoodmoulds which have in the springing tapered panels, each carved with a different naturalistic leaf pattern; very high chancel arch which has slim inner shafts terminating in naturalistic foliated capitals, and similar outer shafts continued over the head as a hoodmould. Elaborately carved reredos with pinnacled and crocketed canopies to main altar and both side altars; communion rail of coloured marble pierced by 2 rows of quatrefoils. Scissor-braced roof.

Listing NGR: SD5628427928


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0738 IOE Records taken by K Foster; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr K. Foster. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Foster, K.

Rights Holder: Foster, K.


Slate, Stone, Victorian Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Place Of Worship