TOWER OF CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356786
Date first listed:
09-Aug-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
03-May-2003
Statutory Address:
TOWER OF CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW, SCHOOL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
TOWER OF CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW, SCHOOL STREET

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

District:
Bolton (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Westhoughton
National Grid Reference:
SD6523505969

Details

WESTHOUGHTON SCHOOL STREET SD 60 NE (north side)

Church of St Bartholomew 8/88 (Formerly listed as part of 9/8/66 Church of St Bartolomew and Sundial in the Churchyard)

II

Detached tower of church. 1869-70. By Cunliffe and Freeman. Tower repaired 1991. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings. Tower has setback buttresses ending in gabled niches to lower part. 2-light plate tracery south and east windows. South east stair turret clasping angle, chamfered upper projecting above tower as pinnacle. 2 string courses to upper part of tower. Paired bell openings of 2 lights between clasping pilasters; corbel table over openings, cornice and embattled parapet. The C19 main part of the church was almost totally destroyed by fire in 1990 and rebuilt, the new church being consecrated in 1995.

Listing NGR: SD6523505969

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
210568
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.

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