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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
Entry Name: Bellhouse Circa 10 Metres West of Church of Holy Trinity
Listing Date: 30 January 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165054
English Heritage Legacy ID: 184442
Location: Rivington, Chorley, Lancashire, BL6
Civil Parish: Rivington
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Rivington
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
RIVINGTON SHEEP HOUSE LANE
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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