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

Map

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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

Summary

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History

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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)

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