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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8021 / 53°48'7"N

Longitude: -2.2351 / 2°14'6"W

OS Eastings: 384610

OS Northings: 434005

OS Grid: SD846340

Mapcode National: GBR DSTG.WS

Mapcode Global: WHB7X.MPVL

Plus Code: 9C5VRQ27+RW

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270970

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467043

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB10

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Town: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Bank Hall

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley St Andrew with St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


BURNLEY

SD83SW COLNE ROAD
906-1/3/45 (East side)
29/09/77 Church of St Andrew

GV II

Church. c1867, by Medland Taylor; with baptistry added in C20.
Snecked rock-faced sandstone rubble with freestone dressings,
slate roofs with fishscale bands. Gothic style.
PLAN: nave, south-west steeple with broach spire, north and
south aisles, chancel with polygonal apse, south chapel and
north vestry.
EXTERIOR: the 3-stage tower, with set-back buttresses, has a
2-centred arched west doorway with cusped intrados, red
sandstone extrados, and a recessed door; a clockface to the
2nd stage; a belfry stage with chamfered corners and 2-centred
arched 2-light belfry windows; and a broach spire with
lucarnes in the cardinal sides. The west gable of the nave has
angle-buttresses, a large 2-centred arched 4-light west window
with lights quirkily cusped on one side only and a quatrefoil
in the head with unusual scrolled cusping, and below this a
rectangular flat-roofed C20 baptistry with segmental-pointed
windows of 1, 2 and 1 traceried lights and a coped parapet.
The nave has 2 tall gabled half-dormers in each side, all of 2
lights with differing multifoils in the heads. The aisles are
broad, of full height and buttressed; the 4-bay north aisle
has 2-light windows, alternately cusped and uncusped; the
3-bay south aisle has similar windows of 2, 3 and 2 lights,
that in the centre with cusped lights. The north vestry has
coupled gables; the south chapel has one gable to the south
and 2 to the east, all with 2-light windows which have simple
tracery. The apse has 3 double-chamfered 3-light windows, all
with cusped lights and trefoils in the heads but that in the
centre blind.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Forms group with St Andrew's School to the south (qv).

Listing NGR: SD8461034005

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

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