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Former Convent of Our Lady

A Grade II Listed Building in Formby, Sefton

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Latitude: 53.5574 / 53°33'26"N

Longitude: -3.0587 / 3°3'31"W

OS Eastings: 329966

OS Northings: 407275

OS Grid: SD299072

Mapcode National: GBR 7W29.LH

Mapcode Global: WH758.ZVN6

Entry Name: Former Convent of Our Lady

Listing Date: 17 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075863

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216447

Location: Formby, Sefton, L37

County: Sefton

Civil Parish: Formby

Built-Up Area: Formby

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Formby Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SD 20 NE
(north side)
2/49 Former Convent
of Our Lady
Built as Catholic chapel, 1688, used as barn 1688-1796, then
chapel until 1864, then became cottages and in 1930, a
convent. Roughcast with slate roofs. 2 storeys, 3 bays;
1st bay forms low gabled wing with corresponding wing to
rear. 1st floor drip mould, raised over windows; quoins and
coped gables. Ground floor windows are sashed, with glazing
bars; 1st floor small-paned casements 1st bay wing has 3
small sashed windows above entrance. Left return has plaque
with Blundell (of Ince Blundell) arms and date: 1688. Right
return has gabled porch with entrance to rear, and window
above with tripartite sash. 2 cross-axial stacks.
Reported to have holy water stoups in return porch and
curved 1st floor ceiling.

Listing NGR: SD2996607275

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

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