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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: 1199469



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


District: Sefton

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Lydiate

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Oct-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 216496

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LYDIATE SOUTHPORT ROAD SD 30 SE (west side) 7/97 St. Katherine's Chapel 11.10.68 (Lydiate Abbey) G.V. II* Ruined chapel. Late C 15 or early C16. For John or Lawrence Ireland. Stone. 5-bay nave, south porch and west tower. Diagonal butttesses and remains of cornice to nave. 3-light Perpendicular south windows with transoms, tracery remaining to central windows, between weathered buttresses. Porch at western end now has only lower parts of walls remaining (1985) and Tudor arched headed to inner entrance. Blank north wall with buttresses. East end has walls flanking window up to springers. Tower of 3 stages with drip moulds and diagonal buttresses. West window, tracery missing. Top 2-light bell openings. Interior has 4-centred tower arch on half-octagonal responds.

Listing NGR: SD3639104889

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National Grid Reference: SD 36391 04889


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