ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF SAINT MARY AND ATTACHED PRESBYTERY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1073565
Date first listed:
11-Nov-1966
Statutory Address:
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF SAINT MARY AND ATTACHED PRESBYTERY, FERNYHALGH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF SAINT MARY AND ATTACHED PRESBYTERY, FERNYHALGH LANE

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Preston (District Authority)
Parish:
Broughton
National Grid Reference:
SD 55442 34077

Details

SD 53 SE BROUGHTON FERNYHALGH LANE

8/21 Roman Catholic Church of St. Mary and attached presbytery 11.11.1966 GV II

Roman Catholic church with attached presbytery under one roof. 1790s; presbytery altered. Red brick with sandstone plinth and quoins, slate roof with stone gable copings. Single range with presbytery at east end. Church, in vernacular style, is 5 bays, cruciform, with full-height transeptal wings to the 3rd and 4th bays; each bay has one very large round-headed window with simple sandstone archivolt, most have many small panes supported by a light wooden transom and mullions making 3 lights, all the verticals carried up to make intersecting tracery in the head; windows to 1st bay are 2-stage, broken at gallery level, and those to the 5th bay (the sanctuary) are of stained glass protected by outer glazing lacking glazing bars. West gable wall, which is rendered and painted white, and carries a gable bellcote, has a semicircular Tuscan porch to the entrance. At the other end the 2-bay 2-storey presbytery has an added 2-storey canted bay window to the projecting 2nd bay, and a re-set doorway to a C20 lean-to extension. Brick stack in front slope of roof. Interior of church; gallery at west end; round-headed 2-bay transept arcade with painted soffits, flat ceiling divided at the sanctuary by a depressed elliptical arch; reredos of 4 Corinthian pilasters to a blind arcade, the whole decorated with gilded and coloured painting (foliated and geometrical) with large figured roundels and a central lozenge portraying the Virgin (probably later C19).

Listing NGR: SD5544234077

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
185868
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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