CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072501
Date first listed:
30-Jan-1987
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Chorley (District Authority)
Parish:
Mawdesley
National Grid Reference:
SD 48955 14394

Details

MAWDESLEY CHURCH LANE SD 41 SE 12/157 Church of St. Peter - - II

Church. 1840 by E. Sharpe (Pevsner); altered. Square sandstone, slate roof. Nave and chancel, west steeple. Mixed Gothick style. Five-bay buttressed nave, the westernmost bay with gablets containing lancets, and that on the south side with an arched doorway; otherwise, each bay has a tall square-headed window of 2 cusped lights, with a hoodmould; chancel has a large 5-light Perpendicular window. Slender west tower, partly embraced by nave, has diagonal buttresses, tall 1st stage formerly open with high 2-centred arches on 3 sides (these now filled with 2-stage walling incorporating a west door and various compatible windows), dripbands on 2 levels, single-light cusped belfry louvres with run-out hoodmoulds, stepped parapet with crocketed pinnacles, and slender octagonal spire. Interior: heavy roof trusses with cusped open panels; west gallery on 2 iron columns; moulded and chamfered chancel arch with shafts which have foliated capitals. Note: building closely resembles Church of St. John the Evangelist, Bretherton CP (q.v.) by the same architect and of the same date.

Listing NGR: SD4895514394

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
184411
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01268/03
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