CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1203720
Date first listed:
21-Feb-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART, BROOKE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART, BROOKE STREET

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Chorley (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 59042 17190

Details

SD 51 NE CHORLEY BROOKE STREET



5/30 Church of the Sacred Heart - - II

Church, 1894, by E. Kirby. Yellow rock-faced stone with red sandstone dressings, slate roof. High nave with aisles and polygonal apse, in Geometrical style. Principal feature of interest is tall gable front (to Brooke Street) which has angle buttresses terminating in short pinnacles, and a giant splayed and moulded arch of red sandstone with 4 orders. This embraces a gableted splayed portal with moulded arch within which are coupled trefoil-headed doorways and a spherical triangle in the head containing 3 trefoils; above this the wall is panelled, with decorative coursing. The head of the arch is filled by a rose window with a cusped centre, containing a cross, surrounded by 8 quatrefoils. To 1st bay large gabled porches with deep arch, spherical triangle with flowing tracery over. Clerestory of arched windows with 2 trefoil lights and a cinquefoil in the head and hoodmould, between pilaster strips. Interior: arcade of polished columns with moulded octagonal caps and 2-centred arches; arch-braced roof; high east window breaking the cornice.

Listing NGR: SD5904217190

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
357545
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 21 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01751/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roy Finch. Source Historic England Archive
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