CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1072236

Date first listed: 16-Nov-1983

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

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

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley (District Authority)

Parish: Bowland Forest Low

National Grid Reference: SD 65886 46881

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Details

SD 64 NE BOWLAND FOREST LOW WHITEWELL

14/20 Church of St. Michael - GV II

Church, rebuilt in 1817, with chancel of 1896. Rendered rubble with sandstone dressings and slate roof. The south wall has projecting quoins and 3 cross windows with cusped heads to the upper lights, panel tracery above, and hood moulds. To their right is a chamfered door with 2-centred head and hood. To the left is a gabled porch with a chamfered doorway with 4-centred head . Above is a large piece of slate inscribed: 'This Chapel was rebuilt Anno Domini 1817 ....' The gables have copings, the eastern one with a cross at the apex, the western one with a square open stone bellcote. The west wall has a chamfered lancet window, the north wall having 4 windows similar to those on the south wall, but without hoods. The lower chancel is of exposed rubble, with an east window with 4-centred head, hood, and 4 lights with pointed, cusped lights. Against the north wall is a vestry, with a re-set Perpendicular window of 2 cusped lights with panel tracery above, under a flat head. Inside there is a west gallery of 1825 supported on 2 slim iron columns and with tracery decoration to its front. The shallow chancel has an arch of 2 chamfered orders and is lined with rock-faced sandstone. The east window shows the birth of Christ. The font is a plain bowl of sandstone on a base of re-used dressed masonry. A flat modern ceiling hides the roof.

Listing NGR: SD6588646881

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 183071

Legacy System: LBS

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