CHURCH OF ST AUGUSTINE (OF HIPPO)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1072745

Date first listed: 09-Mar-1984

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST AUGUSTINE (OF HIPPO), BOLTON AVENUE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST AUGUSTINE (OF HIPPO), BOLTON AVENUE

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

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 77160 30001

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History

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Details

ACCRINGTON BOLTON AVENUE SD 72 NE HUNCOAT 5/7 Church of St. Augustine (of Hippo) - - II

Church, 1908-9, by Cunliffe of Grimshaw and Cunliffe. Snecked sandstone, banded slate roof. Nave, chancel with transepts (organ house and Lady Chapel), north-west tower and single-storey baptistry at west end. In Arts and Crafts Perpendicular style. Three-stage tower has a weathered 1st stage which is the porch, with moulded arched doorway on north side (door has Viking-style decorative ironwork), and window with mouchette tracery on west side, the dripmould over these carried across the baptistry, where it steps over windows of 2, 3 and 2 lights. Upper stages of tower have diagonal buttresses, 2-tier lancets, 5-light belfry louvres and pyramidal roof. Buttressed 3-bay nave has steeply-pitched roof swept over low side wall containing six 3-light windows alternately stepped and flat-headed, a dripmould stepping over them. South transept has a wheel window, chancel has 4-light east window with Perpendicular tracery in the head; other windows at east end cusped, some coupled. Low vestry attached to north transept. Interior: ashlar; nave has 5 elaborately-braced trusses to roof with flat ceiling in the centre, and at west end a 2-bay arcade to baptistry; at east end Tudor-arched openings flank a wide moulded arch to the chancel, which has an arch-braced roof with flat ceiling in centre, a wide Tudor-arched and moulded opening to the organ chamber, and a 2-bay arcade to the Lady Chapel (this has a 2-tier arch-braced roof truss).

Listing NGR: SD7716030001

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Legacy System number: 183803

Legacy System: LBS

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