CHURCH OF OUR LADY STAR OF THE SEA

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208940
Date first listed:
21-Jun-1993
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF OUR LADY STAR OF THE SEA, GORDON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF OUR LADY STAR OF THE SEA, GORDON ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Waveney (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 54838 93187

Details

LOWESTOFT

TM59SW GORDON ROAD 914-1/3/7 (South West side) Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea

II

Roman Catholic Church. 1900-02 by George Baines and F.W. Richards. Red brick with stone dressings and slate roofs. Continuous nave and apsed sanctuary, nave aisles and off-set north-east tower (compass points refer to liturgical use). Nave with angle buttresses terminating in pepper-pot pinnacles to south-west corner only. Central arched portal under straight gable reaching up to 5-light west window in Geometric Decorated style. Below the window are bands of arcading and occasional statuary niches. Gabled roof. South nave has a square narthex and an arched portal under a gable. 3-light Decorated aisle windows and six 2-light Decorated clerestory windows. 3-stage tower lit through a 2-light Decorated ground-floor window, blind arcading to ringing chamber, twin 2-light lancets to each face of belfry stage. Crenellated parapet with double merlons and pyramid pinnacles with crockets. INTERIOR. 5-bay arcade comprising red granite columns on water-holding bases and moulded pointed arches. Colonnettes rise to support canted arched braces to roof. Roof boarded. Chancel arch with stiff-leaf capitals. Apsed east end lit through five 2-light windows. Painted roof.

Listing NGR: TM5483893187

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
391285
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: 29 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00422/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David W. Collins. Source Historic England Archive
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