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Church of St Thomas

A Grade II Listed Building in Claughton, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8757 / 53°52'32"N

Longitude: -2.7203 / 2°43'13"W

OS Eastings: 352741

OS Northings: 442401

OS Grid: SD527424

Mapcode National: GBR 9RFM.VF

Mapcode Global: WH851.5VW7

Plus Code: 9C5VV7GH+7V

Entry Name: Church of St Thomas

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163352

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185438

Location: Claughton, Wyre, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Wyre

Civil Parish: Claughton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Barnacre All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Description


CLAUGHTON
SD 54 SW
8/49 Church of St.Thomas
17-4-1967
- II

Roman Catholic church, dated 1794, although facade said to be of 1835
(Pevsner). Rendered with sandstone dressings and slate roof. Facade has
clasping pilasters and cornice with blocking course and central cross. 3
keyed lunette windows spring from a band and light the gallery. A central
single-storey ashlar porch has a moulded pediment and a doorway with round
head, keystone, and impost band. The side windows have plain stone
surrounds with round heads and impost band and now have later C19 Venetian
tracery. Inside the porch there is an inner doorway with an architrave and
a Latin inscription below a pediment. An oval plaque is inscribed:
'MDCCXCIV'. A west gallery is carried on fluted columns. At the east
attached marbled Corinthian columns support an entablature above which is
a decorated cove. This returns on both the north and south walls. In the
vestibule under the gallery is a painted Water stoup whose upper part
appears to be C17. and is inscribed: 'AW 1699'.


Listing NGR: SD5274142401

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