CHURCH OF ST MARY, NEWCHURCH IN PENDLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1361745
Date first listed:
29-Jan-1988
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, NEWCHURCH IN PENDLE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, NEWCHURCH IN PENDLE

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Pendle (District Authority)
Parish:
Goldshaw Booth
National Grid Reference:
SD 82304 39373

Details

SD 83 NW GOLDSHAW BOOTH

10/140 Church of St Mary, Newchurch in Pendle

GV II*

Church, tower 1653 and nave, north aisle and south porch 1740. Hammer dressed, stone, ashlar to porch, slate roof. Tower of two stages separated by string. Large squared quoins, two of which are inscribed "ID 1653" and "IH CC BS NR". At ground level, above moulded plinth, is small 2-light chamfered mullioned window: the belfry windows, which now have flat-faced mullions, may once have been similar. Embattled, parapet probably C19. Nave and aisle are coterminous and have raised ashlar quoins. Plinth frieze band. South front has 4 windows with elliptical heads, keystones and eared architraves. To left is porch with rusticated facade round-arched doorway with impost band and keystone, and pediments over. This protects a round-arched doorway with architrave, plinth blocks and keystone. Between the 3rd and 4th windows is a plaque, with similar architrave, inscribed: "John Stephenson, George Hartley Thomas Varley Church Wardens 1740 Richard Broughton John Broughton Robert Wilkinson Matthew Crook Masons". This stands over a low blocked doorway with similar detail. East end, which has quoins and moulded kneeler, has Venetian window with keystone. North front has 2 tiers of windows similar to south front. Sundial on south west kneelers, dated 1718. Interior: Large north and west galleries, that to north behind, a 6-bay Doric arcade. Open queen-post roof. Chandelier of 1756.

Listing NGR: SD8230439373

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
186295
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: 11 Sep 2004
Reference: IOE01/13250/09
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