BAPTIST CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072748
Date first listed:
09-Mar-1984
Statutory Address:
BAPTIST CHURCH, CANNON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
BAPTIST CHURCH, CANNON STREET

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 75883 28515

Details

ACCRINGTON CANNON STREET SD 72 NE 7/10 Baptist Church - - II

Church, 1873. Rock-faced sandstone with ashlar dressings, slate roof. Aisled nave with transepts, 3-sided apse, south-east tower with spire. Early English style; some windows lancets, others 2-centred with tracery, quatrefoils etc. Entrance in south gable to road has gableted doorway with moulded arch of 3 orders including marble shafts with foliated sandstone capitals; above this a large traceried window of 5 cusped lights with quatrefoils and cinquefoils in the head; left of gable is a narrow turret topped by an octagonal arcaded lantern with a spirelet; right is tall square 4-stage tower which has ashlar bands, arched doorway with 4 orders of moulding, a cinquefoil in each side, 2 very narrow lancets, tall belfry with coupled lancets, pierced parapet with shafted octagonal pinnacles, and octagonal spire with lucarnes. Four bay nave has triple windows, aisles have 2-light windows with cinquefoil tracery. Large transepts with lancets. Various offices at north end. Interior altered. (History: see R.J.V. Wylie The Baptist Churches of Accrington and District 1923)

Listing NGR: SD7588328515

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
183806
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Wylie, R J V , The Baptist Churches of Accrington and District, (1923)

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: 13 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04081/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Jeff Worsnop. Source Historic England Archive
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