CHURCH OF ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1163957
Date first listed:
04-Oct-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PAUL, CATON GREEN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PAUL, CATON GREEN ROAD

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Lancaster (District Authority)
Parish:
Caton-with-Littledale
National Grid Reference:
SD 54217 64607

Details

CATON-WITH-LITTLEDALE CATON GREEN ROAD (NORTH SIDE) SD 56 SW

5/24 Brookhouse

4.10.1967 Church of St. Paul

GV II*

Church, 1865-7 by Paley, with tower probably C16th, and with Norman remains. Snecked sandstone rubble with slate roof. Comprises a west tower, nave with clearstorey, lower chancel, north and south aisles, north transeptal organ chamber, and south porch. The 3-stage tower has diagonal buttresses and an embattled parapet. The bell openings are of 3 round-headed lights under a flat head with hood. The west door has a pointed head with 2 hollow-chamfered orders, and a hood. Above is a window of 3 cusped lights with Perpendicular tracery under a segmental head. South aisle has 4 bays to east of porch, separated by buttresses. The windows have flat heads with hoods, and are of 3 lights with Perpendicular tracery. To the left of the right-hand window is a priest's door with moulded pointed head. The 4 clearstorey windows have flat heads and have, alternately, pointed and ogee lights. The east window has a segmental head, 3 cusped ogee lights, and Perpendicular tracery. In the west wall of the north aisle is a Norman doorway with one order of columns with scalloped capitals. The inner order of the arch is cut from a tympanum with figure decoration. The doorway is filled in with medieval cross slabs and coffin lids. Interior has nave arcades of 4 bays with pointed arches and octagonal piers. The chancel arch is similar, as are the arches between the chancel and the north organ chamber and south chapel. The roof has trusses carried on stone corbels, with arch-braces and king posts. A number of wall tablets have been re-set from the earlier church, including 4 by Websters of Kendal, and a figure and urn in relief by C. Regnart. Edwards, M., 'Medieval Cross Slabs and Coffin Lids in North Lancashire', Contrebis, vol.5, 1977, p.p. 1-22.

Listing NGR: SD5421764607

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
182097
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Contrebis Bulletin for Archaeology and Local History for Lancs and the NorthWest' in Contrebis Bulletin for Archaeology and Local History for Lancs and the NorthWest, , Vol. 5, (1977), 1-22

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01636/11
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