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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1071657



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hornby-with-Farleton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 04-Oct-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 182420

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SD 56 NE, 7/124





Church, with tower built in 1514 by Sir Edward Stanley Lord Monteagle, chancel incomplete at his death in 1524, nave rebuilt 1817, and arcades and clerestorey added 1889 by Paley and Austin. Sandstone ashlar. Comprises a west tower, nave and chancel under a continuous roof with clerestorey, and north and south aisles. The tower is octagonal on plan and of three stages, the two upper stages being set diagonally to the base. The parapet is embattled with pinnacles and the bell openings each have a mullion and a transom and have Tudor-arched heads with hoods. Above and below them is a string with corner gargoyles. The middle stage has a plaque carved with the Mounteagle arms. The west window is of three round-headed lights under a pointed head with Perpendicular tracery. Above is a panel inscribed: 'E. Stanley : miles : dnu : Montegle . me fieri fecit.' The west doorway is chamfered in two orders and has a pointed head with hood. The nave and aisles have embattled parapets. The south aisle is of three bays separated by buttresses and has 2-light windows with straight-sided Tudor heads. To the right is a chamfered doorway. The clerestorey windows are of 3 lights under a pointed head with Perpendicular tracery. The north side is treated similarly, At the east end is a semi-octagonal apse. The north and south sides, and each canted side, have cross windows with Tudor-arched heads, Perpendicular tracery, and ogee hoods with head stops and floriated finials. The east window has a round head, 3 cinquefoiled upper lights and 3 Tudor-arched lower lights. Inside, the 5-bay nave arcades have moulded pointed arches, and piers chamfered in 2 orders. The roof is boarded, of shallow pitch with tie beams but no principals. The pews, carved choir stalls, and communion rails, appear to date from the 1889 restoration. In the south aisle is a memorial tablet by Hardman to Dr. John Lingard, historian and Catholic priest of Hornby 1811-51.

Listing NGR: SD5851168581

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National Grid Reference: SD 58506 68578


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