CHURCH OF ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1072297

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1983

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PAUL, CHURCH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PAUL, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley (District Authority)

Parish: Longridge

National Grid Reference: SD 60607 37396

Summary

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History

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Details

SD 63 NW LONGRIDGE CHURCH STREET

7/122 Church of St. Paul

II

Church, 1886-8 by Ewan Christian, with west tower of 1936-7 by A.C.M. Lillie. Coursed, squared rock-faced sandstone with sandstone ashlar interior and slate roof. Comprises a west tower, nave with clearstorey, lower chancel, north and south aisles, north and south porches, north organ chamber and vestry. The tower has angle buttresses and an embattled parapet with corner pinnacles. Each face has 2 lancet bell openings of 2 chamfered orders. The west wall has a moulded doorway, a window of 3 lights with 2-centred head and cusped tracery above, with 3 narrow chamfered lancets below the bell openings. The aisle windows have 2-centred heads with panel tracery, the clearstorey windows having flat heads. Interior. The 5-bay nave has octagonal columns with pointed arches of 2 chamfered orders. The chancel arch is moulded, with ½ columns as responds. These are carried on corbels with carved leaf decoration. A tall west arch opens into the tower. The nave and aisles have an open timber roof, the nave having arch-braced collars and king posts braced to the principals and the ridge. The east window has stained glass said to be by Kempe and pre-1899 (Pevsner).



Listing NGR: SD6060737396

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 183008

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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