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Bellhouse Circa 10 Metres West of Church of Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Rivington, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6252 / 53°37'30"N

Longitude: -2.5688 / 2°34'7"W

OS Eastings: 362474

OS Northings: 414450

OS Grid: SD624144

Mapcode National: GBR BVHJ.N5

Mapcode Global: WH97L.H4YN

Plus Code: 9C5VJCGJ+3F

Entry Name: Bellhouse Circa 10 Metres West of Church of Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165054

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184442

Location: Rivington, Chorley, Lancashire, BL6

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Rivington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Rivington

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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SD 61 SW
14/178 Bellhouse c.10 metres west of
church of Holy Trinity

Bellhouse, now store. Probably C16. Coursed squared sandstone with
quoins, stone slate roof. Small square building of one storery raised on a
basement, with a plain basement door on the south side, a raised door on
the north side approached by steps, a louvred 2-light window with chamfered
mullion on each side except north (mullion missing from south side), and a
round-headed louvred window on the north side. Said to have been built to
receive a large bell purchased from the church at Wigan in 1542. Reference
VCH Lancs V, p.293.

Listing NGR: SD6247414450

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