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Church of St Anne

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Eccleston, Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8482 / 53°50'53"N

Longitude: -2.8814 / 2°52'53"W

OS Eastings: 342108

OS Northings: 439461

OS Grid: SD421394

Mapcode National: GBR 8R9Y.Z9

Mapcode Global: WH854.QJ2S

Plus Code: 9C5VR4X9+7C

Entry Name: Church of St Anne

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073066

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185015

Location: Great Eccleston, Wyre, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Wyre

Civil Parish: Great Eccleston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Copp or Great Eccleston St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


7/3 Church of St.Anne
- II

Church, 1884-5, with C18th remains. Coursed sandstone with slate roof.
Comprises a west tower, nave, lower chancel, and south porch. Tower,
originally built 1841 and encased and raised during the rebuilding, of
3 stages with lancet bell openings and an embattled parapet carried on
a corbel table. South nave wall has 4 bays to east of porch, with lancet
windows. The chancel has one bay with paired lancets. The east window is
of 3 stepped lancet lights under a round hood. Above the porch door, which
has a chamfered surround with shouldered lintel, is a plaque inscribed
'S.A.1723'. This refers to original church on this site, parts of which
are said to be retained within the present fabric.

Interior has open timber roof with bolted king posts having curved braces
to the principals, and with curved queen struts. The chancel roof has
scissor-braced rafters. The west gallery has a front of raised panels and
is carried on iron columns with foliated caps.

Listing NGR: SD4210839461

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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