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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: 1072536



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

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hoghton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Jan-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 184399

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HOGHTON PRESTON ROAD SD 62 NW 2/145 Church of the Holy Trinity - GV II

Church. 1881 rebuild of chapel founded 1823. Ashlar, 2-span slate roof. Nave with south aisle, west tower, chancel, mostly in Early English style. Moulded plinth, chamfered sill band; 5-bay nave with pilasters, the sill-band carried round them, and a large chamfered lancet in each bay except at the east end which has coupled lancets, hoodmoulds with returned ends run out to the pilasters; south aisle, under parallel roof, matches the nave but is 6 bays (overlapping one bay of the chancel) and has a shouldered priest door in the 5th bay, coupled lancets in the east gable and stepped triple lancets in the west gable; 2-bay chancel has traceried 2-light windows with hoodmoulds, and large 5-light east window; all gables have a small quatrefoil near the apex, and a carved stone cross. Tower at west end of nave, 3 stages, with angle-buttresses to the first two stages, and south-east stair turret, has arched north doorway with moulded surround, arched 3-light west window with Perpendicular tracery in the head, an arched 2-light window and a circular clock face on the north and south sides, 3-light louvred belfry openings on all sides, with Perpendicular tracery in the heads, a dripband and embattled parapet. Interior: 4-bay aisle arcade of 2-centred arches chamfered in 2 orders, carried by quatrefoil columns with moulded caps; tower arch and organ house arch similar; deeply-moulded chancel arch; arch-braced wagon roof; in chancel 2 wall monuments to de Hoghton family (Charles, d.1895 and Vere, killed in action in France 1915, this in alabaster aedicule in Renaissance style).

Listing NGR: SD6149525906

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National Grid Reference: SD 61495 25906


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