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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: 1072074



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

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Mellor

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Mar-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 183516

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MELLOR CHURCH LANE SD 63 SE 5/30 Church of St.Mary - - II

Church, 1825-7 by Rickman. Squared sandstone with slate roof. Comprises a west tower, a nave with clearstorey and continuous chancel, and north and south aisles. All openings are chamfered lancets with hoods. The 3-stage tower has angle buttresses and a stone needle spire set back behind a parapet. The spire has openings under gablets on 4 sides. The tower bell openings are of one light, as are the windows of the 2nd stage. Above the west doorway is a quatrefoil within a circular surround. To each side of the lowest stage, filling the angle with the nave wall, is a projection with parapet, diagonal buttress, and single-light window facing west. In the angles between these projections and the aisle walls are lower projections of square plan. The aisles each have 6 bays of paired lancets separated by buttresses with offsets. The clearstorey windows are similarly paired. At the east end, beyond the aisles, is a bay with a single light to the chancel, and a single-storey projection in the angle between the east aisle walls and the chancel. The east window is of 5 stepped lancet lights. Interior has 5-bay arcades with moulded pointed arches, and piers of 4 clustered columns. The nave and aisles have ribbed plaster vaults. The front of the west gallery, which carries an organ, is carved with tracery decoration. There is no chancel arch, but the chancel is enclosed by a carved timber screen which incorporates a pulpit on the northern side.

Listing NGR: SD6511930863

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National Grid Reference: SD 65119 30863


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