CHURCH OF ST KATHARINE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356779
Date first listed:
08-Aug-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
19-Aug-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST KATHARINE, BLACK HORSE STREET, BL6 5EE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST KATHARINE, BLACK HORSE STREET, BL6 5EE

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

District:
Bolton (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Blackrod
National Grid Reference:
SD 61318 11065

Details

SD 61 SW, 3/5

BLACKROD, BLACK HORSE STREET (north side), Church of St. Katharine

(formerly listed under Church Street)

08/08/66

II

Church. Lowest stage of tower early C16, 2nd stage has date stones, one to window sill inscribed: "MT 1638/NT", one to external steps dated 1647. 3rd stage C18, top has date 1837 to pinnacles. Nave, chancel and north aisle, 1909-11, by R. B. Preston. Stone rubble tower with ashlar dressings, the rest of rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Tower has diagonal buttresses. 4-light late Perpendicular west window with 2 transoms with weathering above. 2-light straight-headed window to 2nd stage. 3rd stage has paired pointed bell openings with stone louvres. Top has 4-face clock and plain battlements and pinnacles. Rectangular stair turret and external steps to door to north. 4-bay nave has sill course and weathered buttresses and 3:2:3:3-light windows with Perpendicular tracery. North vestry of gabled bay and flanking lean-to bays. 3-bay chancel has 3-light east window and south windows of 2 and 3 lights. 5-bay gabled aisle has gabled porch with traceried apex to gable and entrance of one order; windows of alternate 2 and 3 lights. 3-light east and west windows. Next to porch is font; square base dated 1775, baluster and bell-shaped bowl. Interior: 5-bay arcade on octagonal piers. Segmental pointed arch to tower with window over of 2 round-headed lights. Walls of tower panelled with old pew doors with name plates. 3 charity boards. Chancel has altar and reredos with painted low relief panels. Aisle has early C19 boards with commandments, creed and Lord's Prayer, arches and crocketed finials.

Listing NGR: SD6131811065

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
210486
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: 06 Nov 1999
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