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Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady and St Patrick with attached presbytery and gate piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Walton-le-Dale, Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7459 / 53°44'45"N

Longitude: -2.6641 / 2°39'50"W

OS Eastings: 356296

OS Northings: 427928

OS Grid: SD562279

Mapcode National: GBR THB.YP

Mapcode Global: WH96Z.13MN

Plus Code: 9C5VP8WP+98

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady and St Patrick with attached presbytery and gate piers

Listing Date: 27 February 1984

Last Amended: 18 October 2017

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074107

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358032

Location: South Ribble, Lancashire, PR5

County: Lancashire

District: South Ribble

Electoral Ward/Division: Samlesbury & Walton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bamber Bridge

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Walton-le-Dale St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


5/127 Roman Catholic Church of
- Our Lady and St. Patrick

- II

Church, 1880, by Pugin and Pugin. Nave with aisles, 3-sided apsidal
chancel, south west stair turret with spire, and attached baptistry on
north side. Rockfaced stone, slate roof. Four windows to south aisle, 3
to north aisle, all of 3-lights under a pointed Tudor arch, with trefoils
in the heads, and stilted hoodmoulds which have cubic stops; clerestory of
2 cusped single lights in each bay. Octagonal stair turret at south west
corner, terminating in a belfry with a short spire. West end has doorway
with gabled arch, and a round window crossed diagonally by 2 pairs of bars
intersecting at right angles, with cinquefoils in the outer angles. Gabled
baptistry at west end of north aisle. Interior: 4-bay nave arcade composed
of columns with splayed heads and moulded octagonal capitals, with matching
responds, supporting 2-centred arches with hoodmoulds which have in the
springing tapered panels, each carved with a different naturalistic leaf
pattern; very high chancel arch which has slim inner shafts terminating in
naturalistic foliated capitals, and similar outer shafts continued over
the head as a hoodmould. Elaborately carved reredos with pinnacled and
crocketed canopies to main altar and both side altars; communion rail of
coloured marble pierced by 2 rows of quatrefoils. Scissor-braced roof.

Listing NGR: SD5628427928

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

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