CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1164938
Date first listed:
17-Apr-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Jan-1987
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY, HORROBIN LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY, HORROBIN LANE

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Chorley (District Authority)
Parish:
Rivington
National Grid Reference:
SD 62498 14442

Details

RIVINGTON HORROBIN LANE SD 61 SW 14/177 Church of the Holy Trinity 17.4.67 (Formerly listed as Rivington Church) - II

Parish church. Probably 1666 rebuild of early C16 chapel, altered and restored in late C19. Irregularly coursed sandstone with large quoins, slate roof. Nave with south porch and north vestry, chancel. Small plain building with 3 square-headed 3-light windows on each side, the lights on the south side round-headed and those on the north side square-headed, C19 gabled porch between the centre and western windows on the south side, modern vestry in equivalent position on north side. West gable wall has a wide elliptical-headed doorway, and an octagonal bellturret with square base partly corbelled out and a conical roof with tall weathervane. Chancel has a window of 3 round-headed lights in each side and a segmental-headed east window of 5 lights with a transom. Interior: roof of 4 collar trusses with bracing to tie-beams and collars; oak screen with some parts late medieval; late C16 oak octagonal pulpit on a stem, with 2 linen-fold panels in each side; on north wall a genealogical painting copied in 1835 from a copy of 1821 of a C16 original relating to the Pilkington family (which was damaged by fire in 1834); C18 brass chandelier with fluted body and 2 tiers of arms. History: chapel of ease built in late C15 rebuilt or restored by Richard Pilkington c.1540 (Pilkington family held Rivington as tenants-in-chief of Duchy of Lancaster, built Rivington Hall, q.v.) Reference VCH Lancs V, pp.286-293.

Listing NGR: SD6249814442

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
184431
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Farrer, W, Brownbill, J, The Victoria History of the County of Lancaster, (1911), 286-293

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: 15 Aug 2003
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