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St Katherines Chapel (Lydiate Abbey)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lydiate, Sefton

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Latitude: 53.5368 / 53°32'12"N

Longitude: -2.9612 / 2°57'40"W

OS Eastings: 336391

OS Northings: 404889

OS Grid: SD363048

Mapcode National: GBR 7WRJ.PW

Mapcode Global: WH86N.HC3G

Plus Code: 9C5VG2PQ+PG

Entry Name: St Katherines Chapel (Lydiate Abbey)

Listing Date: 11 October 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216496

Location: Lydiate, Sefton, L31

County: Sefton

Civil Parish: Lydiate

Built-Up Area: Maghull

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Lydiate and Downholland, Saint Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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SD 30 SE; 7/97

SOUTHPORT ROAD (west side),
St. Katherine's Chapel (Lydiate Abbey)




Ruined chapel. Late C15 or early C16. For John or Lawrence Ireland.
Stone. 5-bay nave, south porch and west tower. Diagonal
buttresses and remains of cornice to nave. Three-light
Perpendicular south windows with transoms, tracery
remaining to central windows, between weathered buttresses.
Porch at western end now has only lower parts of walls
remaining (1985) and Tudor-arched headed to inner entrance.
Blank north wall with buttresses. East end has walls
flanking window up to springers. Tower of three stages with
dripmoulds and diagonal buttresses. West window, tracery
missing. Top 2-light bell openings. Interior has 4-centred
tower arch on half-octagonal responds.

Listing NGR: SD3639104889

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