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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: 1072794



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

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 185736

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SD 82 SW 6/157

RAWTENSTALL, Constable Lee, (off) BURNLEY ROAD Church of St. Paul


Church, dated 1903 at west end, by Paley and Austin. Coursed sandstone with 2-span slate roof. Low building at top of slope. Nave with chancel, south aisle to same height under separate roof; in late medieval style. Six bays: south aisle has gabled porch to 1st bay with moulded arch doorway and niche above containing a statue, another porch to 4th bay with moulded arch doorway and set-back parapet, to left of this a large flat-headed window with chamfered surround, king mullion, and 4 lights with tracery in the heads; and 4 other windows, all in 2-centred arched chamfered openings with hoodmoulds, the 1st of 2 lights and the others all 3 lights, all with geometrical tracery. North side of nave has 2 similar windows. West end of 2 equal gables separated by a prominent buttress has a similar but taller window to the aisle, a 4-light window to the nave with perpendicular tracery; chancel has wide arched 5-light window with perpendicular tracery, and a hoodmould. Interior: 7-bay arcade of squat octagonal columns carrying wide double-chamfered 2-centred arches; collar-beam roof with Queen posts and collars; font with very tall Gothic-style carved font cover. History: originally intended west tower not built because of sloping site. (Reference: Alfred Peel Crawshawbooth and District n.d., pp.74-76).

Listing NGR: SD8104923795

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Peel, A, Crawshawbooth and District74-76

National Grid Reference: SD 81049 23795


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