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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: 1203609



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

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Charnock Richard

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Feb-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 357532

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5/17 Christ Church (Formerly listed as Church of Christ) 17.4.1967 II

Church, 1856-60, by Harrison of Wigan. Sandstone rubble, roof of hexagonal slates in bands of blue and purple. West tower, nave, chancel with polygonal apse. In mixed style: forms of c.1200 with late Perpendicular details. Narrow 4-stage battlemented tower with diagonal buttresses (crocketed gablets at 1st stage), deeply moulded Tudor-arched west doorway with decorated spandrels, transomed 3-light west window in moulded 2-centred arch with hoodmould; dripstone band; 3 moulded circular clockfaces; 4 transomed 2-light belfry louvres; very prominent gargoyles at the corners, Buttressed 5 bay nave with gabled porch to 2nd bay and 3-light windows in Perpendicular style; chancel has 2 similar windows and coping pierced by mouchettes; 5-sided buttressed apse has transomed 2-light windows with cinque-foils in the heads and a battlemented coping. Interior: scissor-braced hammerbeam roof; dado of apse has Commandment (etc) tables of glazed polychrome tiles; monumental effigy in white marble of Mrs. Frances Darlington (d. 1897)by J. Nesfield Forsyth, 1903. History: built by James Darlington, J.P.,D.C., coal mine proprietor.

Listing NGR: SD5531515782

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National Grid Reference: SD 55315 15782


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