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CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT

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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT

List entry Number: 1072434

Location

CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT, BLACKBURN ROAD

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

County:

District: Blackburn with Darwen

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Sep-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 184677

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SD 62 SE DARWEN BLACKBURN ROAD

4/6 Church of St. Cuthbert - - II

Church, 1878, by Paley and Austin, completed 1907-8. Yellow sandstone with pink bands, slate roof. West tower, aisled nave, chancel with north vestry and south chapel: in eclectic Gothic style. Rectangular 3-stage tower with saddle-back roof which has clockfaces in gables and sides; otherwise, an arched west door (1907 foundation stone to left of it), large coupled west windows with transoms and traceried heads, triple belfry openings also with transoms (glazed below, louvred above): polygonal stair turret in angle with north aisle. High nave (west bay added 1907) has 6 tall cinquefoil-headed windows, chancel has traceried 2-light windows at same level; low aisles have square windows with reticulated tracery: north aisle has gabled porch with statue niche in gable, and side entrance, south aisle has gabled porch at west end and a cross-gable in the next bay (1878 porch?): chapel has transomed 4-light window, vestry has 2-span roof and windows with Y-tracery: east window of chancel 5-lights with reticulated tracery.

Interior: 4-bay nave arcade chamfered in 3 orders, carried by octagonal columns and responds with moulded caps, except in 1st bay where columns are multifoil with circular caps; very high chancel arch matches the latter, and has traceried screen (1908) surmounted by angels bearing lettered shields; C18 organ in original case surmounted by a crown and 2 mitres; wooden-framed marble reredos with pictorial panels inlaid with mosaic and glazed tiles, dated 1912. Kingpost nave roof with windbraces. Chapel has War Memorial windows in Morris style.

Listing NGR: SD6853723302

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 16 August 2017.

Selected Sources

Websites
War Memorials Register, accessed 16 August 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/42329

National Grid Reference: SD 68537 23302

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