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Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady and All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Parbold, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.5913 / 53°35'28"N

Longitude: -2.7639 / 2°45'49"W

OS Eastings: 349534

OS Northings: 410799

OS Grid: SD495107

Mapcode National: GBR 9V4X.FB

Mapcode Global: WH86C.JZ2P

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady and All Saints

Listing Date: 19 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231022

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357846

Location: Parbold, West Lancashire, Lancashire, WN8

County: Lancashire

District: West Lancashire

Civil Parish: Parbold

Built-Up Area: Parbold

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Douglas-in-Parbold Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/03/2015

SD 41 SE

Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady and All Saints

(Formerly listed as Church of Our Lady and All Souls)

Roman Catholic church. 1884 by E. Kirby. Sandstone rubble with slate
roofs. Comprises a west tower with spire, nave with clearstorey, north
and south aisles, south porch, lower chancel, north transept, south
chapel, and south vestry. Tower has angle buttresses and corner
pinnacles, a bell stage with trefoiled lancet openings, and a 4-light
west window with traceried head. The stone spire has lucarnes. The nave
is of 5 bays. The clearstorey windows are triple stepped lancets. The
aisles are lit by trefoiled lancets, mostly paired, separated by
buttresses. The porch has a moulded pointed outer doorway. At the east
end of the chancel is a rose window. Interior: 5-bay nave arcades of
pointed arches which have inner chamfers and outer mouldings, springing
from round piers with moulded caps. The tower arch is pointed and
chamfered in 4 orders which die into splayed responds. The chancel arch
is also pointed and has paired engaged shafts as responds. The nave roof
is boarded and has trusses with arched braces carried on corbelled
wallposts. Arches open into the north transeptal chapel from the aisle
and from the chancel. The south chapel has one arched entrance from the
aisle and 2 arches opening into the chancel. The chancel has an arched
ceiling divided by 2 ribs with stencil decoration. At the east end is a
stone reredos with carved figures of saints and an elaborately carved and
crocketed ciborium. BOE p187.

Listing NGR: SD4953410799

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