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Church of Our Lady

A Grade II Listed Building in Longridge, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8087 / 53°48'31"N

Longitude: -2.6131 / 2°36'47"W

OS Eastings: 359723

OS Northings: 434885

OS Grid: SD597348

Mapcode National: GBR BS6D.2F

Mapcode Global: WH96L.TJVJ

Entry Name: Church of Our Lady

Listing Date: 22 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147435

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183015

Location: Longridge, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Longridge

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Longridge St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


10/129 Church of Our Lady


Roman Catholic Church, 1856 by I. & C. Hansom (Pevsner). Rock-faced sandstone with steep
slate roof. Comprises a seven-bay nave and one-bay chancel with continuous
steep slate roof. The bays are separated by buttresses with offsets. The
nave windows are of 2 pointed lights with a quatrefoil over. The chancel
is lit by 2 narrow windows with cusped lights and a trefoil. The entrance
is in the 6th bay from the east, through a doorway with moulded surround
and 2-centred head. In the east wall is a window with geometrical tracery.
The west wall has diagonal buttresses, with a central buttress with
offsets partly supporting an open octagonal bellcote on a square base with
an octagonal pointed stone cap. Inside there is a west gallery of pitch
pine with organ, a chancel arch of 2 chamfered orders, a carved stone
reredos, and an open timber roof with very slender scissor-braced trusses.
The glass in the east window is said to be by Hardman (Pevsner).

Listing NGR: SD5972334885

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