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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: 1072177



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

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Gisburn Forest

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Nov-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 183243

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2/71 Church of St. Bartholomew 16.11.1954 GV II

Parish church, formerly Houghton Chapel. Mid-to-late C18th, restored 1873. Squared watershot sandstone with stone slate roof. Comprises a nave and chancel under a continuous roof and a south porch. The south wall has projecting quoins and has 3 bays to the right of the porch and one to the left. The windows have projecting plain stone surrounds with semi-circular heads. The porch is gabled with a coping and cross finial and with clasping pilasters. The outer and inner doors have plain stone surrounds with semi-circular heads, projecting imposts, and projecting stepped keystones. The church gables have copings, the eastern one having a cross finial, the western one having an open stone bellcote, probably of 1873, of square section broached to a small stone spire with cross. The north wall is of 2 bays having windows with plain stone surrounds and semi-circular heads. The east wall has a Venetian window with plain stone surround and square mullions. Inside are 4 boxed kingpost trusses. The octagonal sandstone font is inscribed '...(K)NOW THAT ALL CHILDREN BAPTISED HEARE GOD GAVE THEM GOOD LIVES TO LEAD THE ETERNAL GOD TO FEARE. 1619 RF'.

Listing NGR: SD7691256083

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National Grid Reference: SD 76912 56083


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