ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST JAMES THE LESS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072793
Date first listed:
07-Jun-1971
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST JAMES THE LESS, BURNLEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST JAMES THE LESS, BURNLEY ROAD

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Rossendale (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 81074 23559

Details

SD 82 SW RAWTENSTALL BURNLEY ROAD

6/156 Roman Catholic Church of 7.6.1971 St James the Less (formerly listed under Constablelee) - II

Church, 1845, said to be by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin. Sandstone random rubble, steeply-pitched slate roof with large gable copings. Nave, small north-west tower with pyramidal top, chancel with side offices; small building in simple Early English style. Gable to road. Three stage tower incorporating porch has angle buttresses, slightly projecting gabled porch which has moulded arched doorway with shafts and hoodmould with figured stops, a niche containing a statue above the door, and gable coping with carved stops; single-light windows to 2nd stage, set-back top stage with plate-traceried 2-light belfry louvres and corbel table with figured corners (lean-to stair turret in angle to rear). West gable of nave has large triple lancet window flanked by single lancets, a wheel window above. Buttressed 5-bay nave with a lancet in each bay except 2nd on south side which has a gabled porch with moulded arched doorway and hoodmould with figured stops, and 4th and 5th which have modern office attached. Two-bay chancel has triple lancet east window and above this a circular window containing 3 trefoils; attached on south side a vestry with triple lancet window and very tall gable chimney. Interior: very simple.

Listing NGR: SD8107423559

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
185735
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 20 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06809/11
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