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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II Listed Building in Wrea Green, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7773 / 53°46'38"N

Longitude: -2.9155 / 2°54'55"W

OS Eastings: 339763

OS Northings: 431603

OS Grid: SD397316

Mapcode National: GBR 8S2R.LP

Mapcode Global: WH85J.5BX3

Plus Code: 9C5VQ3GM+WQ

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072037

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183630

Location: Ribby-with-Wrea, Fylde, Lancashire, PR4

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Ribby-with-Wrea

Built-Up Area: Wrea Green

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Ribby cum Wrea St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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SD 33 SE
8/60 Church of St. Nicholas

Church, 1848-9, with steeple 1884. Sandstone rubble, blue slate roof.
Nave and chancel, 3-stage tower with broach spire attached to south side;
in Early English style. Four-bay nave has plate-tracery windows of 2
cusped lights with quatrefoils and trefoils alternately in the heads, west
gable has similar but larger window set in moulded arch with shafts, and a
small wheel window above. Tower attached to 2nd bay has porch doorway with
3 orders of moulding and a hoodmould, string courses, gableted niche with
statue, louvred 3-light belfry windows, broach spire with transomed 2-light
lucarnes in the cardinal sides; polygonal stair turret at north west
corner, rising from eaves of nave. Chancel of 2 short bays has 2-light
traceried windows with foliated-stop hoodmoulds, tall traceried east window
of 3 lights with cinquefoil and trefoils in the head. Interior:
arch-braced kingpost roof; carved and painted reredos.

Listing NGR: SD3976331603

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