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CHURCH OF OUR LADY

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.

Name: CHURCH OF OUR LADY

List entry Number: 1147435

Location

CHURCH OF OUR LADY, PRESTON ROAD

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

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Longridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 183015

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SD 53 SE LONGRIDGE PRESTON ROAD

10/129 Church of Our Lady

II

Roman Catholic Church, 1856 by I. & C. Hansom (Pevsner). Rock-faced sandstone with steep slate roof. Comprises a seven-bay nave and one-bay chancel with continuous steep slate roof. The bays are separated by buttresses with offsets. The nave windows are of 2 pointed lights with a quatrefoil over. The chancel is lit by 2 narrow windows with cusped lights and a trefoil. The entrance is in the 6th bay from the east, through a doorway with moulded surround and 2-centred head. In the east wall is a window with geometrical tracery. The west wall has diagonal buttresses, with a central buttress with offsets partly supporting an open octagonal bellcote on a square base with an octagonal pointed stone cap. Inside there is a west gallery of pitch pine with organ, a chancel arch of 2 chamfered orders, a carved stone reredos, and an open timber roof with very slender scissor-braced trusses. The glass in the east window is said to be by Hardman (Pevsner).



Listing NGR: SD5972334885

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South Lancashire, (1969)

National Grid Reference: SD 59723 34885

Map

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