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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: 1072758



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

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Mar-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 183825

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ACCRINGTON RICHMOND STREET SD 72 NE Church of St. Peter 5/28 - - II

Church, 1886-9, by Henry Ross of Accrington. Sandstone, steeply- pitched slate roof. Nave and chancel under one roof, the junction distinguished by a gabled bellcote with a fleche; low aisles with gabled porches and cross roofs to chancel chapels. Detail mainly Geometrical. Gables flanked by deep buttresses which at west end carry above eaves to gablets and at east end have offsets; west window of 4 lights east window of 5 lights, each surmounted by a loft window and gable cross. Six-bay nave, with shallow buttresses to alternate bays, deeper buttresses to aisles; nave has arched 2-light windows, aisles have perpendicular-shaped windows with tracery; nave and chancel divided by plain buttresses which break through the eaves to gablets. Second bay of each aisle has low gabled porch with emphatic detail: moulded arch, gableted buttresses, prominent gable coping rising to a cross. Interior: nave arcade of alternately cylindrical and octagonal columns with foliated caps, double-chamfered arches; high moulded chancel arch; deeply-splayed reveals to clerestory windows; wagon roof with king posts and struts rising from an arch-braced tie- beam, the wall-posts supported by corbelled stone shafts.

Listing NGR: SD7536228143

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National Grid Reference: SD 75362 28143


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