CHURCH OF ST JOSEPH WITH NUMBER 11 (ATTACHED PRESBYTERY)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1384456
Date first listed:
24-Aug-1995
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOSEPH WITH NUMBER 11 (ATTACHED PRESBYTERY), 11, CAROLINE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOSEPH WITH NUMBER 11 (ATTACHED PRESBYTERY), 11, CAROLINE STREET

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

District:
Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 58032 05301

Details

WIGAN

SD5805SW CAROLINE STREET 24-1/8/4 (North East side) 24/08/95 Church of St Joseph with No.11 (attached Presbytery)

II

Roman Catholic church with attached presbytery. 1878, by Goldie and Child. Yellow brick at ground-floor level, brown brick above with red and blue brick dressings (side walls of common brick); slate roofs. Church at right-angles to street, with nave and low north and south aisles; presbytery linked to right-hand (east) side. Early English style. EXTERIOR: gabled 3-window facade; tall 2-centred arched 2-light window with plate-tracery and central mullion with statue in niche, flanked by tall lancets; gable with corner pinnacles, blind arcading and 2 small lancets, surmounted by large idiosyncratic bellcote with steep mansard roof. Side walls have stepped 3-light windows. front of south aisle has large moulded brick arched doorway. To right of this, gabled 3-storey 2-window facade of presbytery has doorway to right, and segmental-headed sashed windows without glazing bars, those to the upper floors set in a giant blank arch. INTERIOR: gallery to south-west end (entrance), 6-bay nave, with low aisles to each side, sanctuary with side chapels, that to north-west with choir loft (now infilled). Nave arcades with circular columns and stepped pointed arches. Canted square panelled front to gallery, supported on slender iron columns, and has ornate jettied sub-structure. Simple stair to south-east side. Santuary with onyx altar rail decorated with cusps and ball flower ornament. 3-stage stone altar with onyx front, and with tabernacle to rear section. Timber reredos of 5 panels with crocketed pinnacle to centre. 4-light open timber screens to both arched openings into Lady Chapel to north-west side. Similarly detailed 6-light screen to north-east side. Triple purlin roof supported by arch-braced trusses.



Listing NGR: SD5803205301

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
484890
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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Date: 27 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/14367/25
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