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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: 1071817



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

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Caton-with-Littledale

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Mar-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 182086

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6/13 Littledale Free Church -

- II

Church, now disused. Built 1849 as "Free" Church of England church for Revd. John Dodson of Littledale Hall (q.v.) who seceded from the Church of England over the Gorham judgement. Sandstone rubble with steep slate roof. Comprises a nave with no chancel division, and a south porch. Windows of 2 chamfered lights with trefoiled heads. To the west of the porch on the south side are 3 bays separated by buttresses. The right-hand window has lost its mullion. To the right of the porch is one bay. At each end of the wall is a diagonal buttress. The gabled porch has a doorway with pointed arch chamfered in 2 orders. Above is a plaque inscribed: 'A Free Church 1849.... ' The east wall has 2 trefoiled lancets with a central buttress. Above is a gabled bellcote with a trefoiled opening with hood. The north nave wall is of 5 bays separated by buttresses. The western window is taller. The west wall has a 3-light window with plate tracery and a stone louvre at the apex, with 4 gabled sides pierced by trefoils. Interior has roof of scissor-braced rafters.

Listing NGR: SD5653162172

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National Grid Reference: SD 56531 62172


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