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Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7974 / 53°47'50"N

Longitude: -2.2911 / 2°17'27"W

OS Eastings: 380925

OS Northings: 433488

OS Grid: SD809334

Mapcode National: GBR DSFJ.SH

Mapcode Global: WH96R.ST67

Plus Code: 9C5VQPW5+WH

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245007

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467167

Location: Ightenhill, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Ightenhill

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley West All Saints St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


906-1/6/111 (North side)
29/09/77 Church of All Saints


Church. c1846-9. By Weightman and Hadfield. Sandstone ashlar,
with graduated slate roofs. Simplified Decorated style. Nave
with west steeple, north and south aisles, south porch, north
and south chapels, chancel with north vestry.
EXTERIOR: the large 3-stage west tower, which is embraced by
the aisles, has angle buttresses, a 2-centred arched west
doorway with 2 orders of moulding and a trefoil-headed
opening; a large 2-centred arched 4-light west window with
elaborate moulding and multifoil tracery; 2-light belfry
windows; corner grotesques; and a tall broach spire with
lucarnes. The buttressed 5-bay south aisle has a gabled porch
to the 2nd bay, with a 2-centred arched doorway and a vacant
niche above this; and 2-light windows with cusped lights and
varied multifoils in the heads; the chapel, to the right of
this aisle and flush with it, is gabled and has a 3-light
window; and all these openings have hood-moulds with large
block stops. The north aisle is similar. The 5-bay nave, with
lesenes and corbel tables, has one spherical-triangle
clerestory window in each bay. The 2-bay chancel has a priest
door, and windows of one and 2 lights in the south side, and a
5-light east window.
INTERIOR: 5-bay aisle arcades of low cylindrical piers with
moulded annular caps, and 2-centred double-chamfered arches
with hood-moulds linked by figured stops; common-rafter roof;
ornate chancel arch; Shuttleworth chapel to north; Dugdale
chapel to south.
HISTORY: paid for by the Shuttleworths of Gawthorpe Hall and
the Dugdales, cotton manufacturers of Lowerhouse (representing
the cooperation of landed and industrial wealth).
Forms group with associated gateway and wall (qv); and its
steeple is a very conspicuous feature of the skyline on this
side of Burnley.

Listing NGR: SD8092533488

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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