CHURCH OF SAINT LAWRENCE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1361645
Date first listed:
13-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT LAWRENCE, GARSTANG ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT LAWRENCE, GARSTANG ROAD

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Preston (District Authority)
Parish:
Barton
National Grid Reference:
SD 51652 37219

Details

SD 53 NW BARTON GARSTANG ROAD

4/7 Church of St. Lawrence

II

Church, 1895, by R. Knill Freeman. Yellow sandstone with red sandstone dressings, slate roof with red ridging tiles. Nave with aisles, south-west steeple, chancel with south chapel, in simple Decorated style. Two-stage tower with angle buttresses carried up to corner pinnacles has moulded arched south door, 2 square-headed lancets and a clock face above, and an octagonal belfry between the pinnacles with 2-light louvres in the cardinal sides, and spire with lucarnes above these. Four-bay nave has clerestory windows of 2 round-headed lights with hollow spandrels, buttressed aisles with large arched 3-light windows which have intersecting tracery alternately; south chapel has 2 similar windows with Perpendicular tracery, and another in its east gable wall; west window of nave and east window of chancel are both of 5 lights but with different tracery. Interior: 4-bay nave arcade on short octagonal columns with moulded caps, coved wooden ceiling; carved wooden reredos in Gothic style with coved canopy bearing pinnacles; west window of geometrical-leaded clear glazing with 3 stained glass insets: a coat of arms and 2 shields with boars heads said to be associated with Barton Old Hall (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD5165237219

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
185854
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: 31 May 2004
Reference: IOE01/11037/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Sargeant. Source Historic England Archive
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