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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: 1072297



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

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Longridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 183008

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7/122 Church of St. Paul


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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SD 60607 37396


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