ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST ANNE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072004
Date first listed:
11-Jun-1986
Statutory Address:
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST ANNE, WEETON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST ANNE, WEETON ROAD

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Fylde (District Authority)
Parish:
Westby-with-Plumptons
National Grid Reference:
SD 39186 32782

Details

WESTBY WITH PLUMPTONS WEETON ROAD SD 33 SE 8/84 Roman Catholic Church - of St Anne

- II

Church, 1861, by Edward Welby Pugin (Pevsner). Red brick with dressings of sandstone and blue brick, steeply pitched slate roof. Nave with full-height aisles making one vessel (on north-south axis) with apsidal sanctuary end and east porch, Eclectic Gothic style. Buttressed 6-bay nave, each bay with very large multi-foil circular window of sandstone set under a shallow depressed arch, a blue band and small corbel table running under the eaves above; gabled porch to 1st bay on east side, with moulded arch. South gable has 3 lancets to the nave flanked by shallow buttresses with set-offs of blue brick, a single lancet to each aisle, all these windows with sandstone surrounds and extrados bands of blue brick; in the gable a round window with 4 quatrefoils. Apse is semi- circular, broken in the centre by a shallow bay with a gable above the eaves, and has 4 cuspid lancets each side. INTERIOR: Unusual open timber roof: slim iron columns carry open-work wall plates, principals of the nave roof carried down through the aisles as passing braces from which rise arch braces to scissor trusses, which are prolonged to the outer walls in the plane of the aisle roofs. South gallery with Gothic-style pierced front. Stained glass windows of various dates of good quality.

Listing NGR: SD3918632782

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
183654
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Lancashire, (1969)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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