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Latitude: 53.5492 / 53°32'57"N
Longitude: -2.5261 / 2°31'34"W
OS Eastings: 365235
OS Northings: 405969
OS Grid: SD652059
Mapcode National: GBR BWSD.WF
Mapcode Global: WH980.51BY
Entry Name: Tower of Church of St Bartholomew
Listing Date: 9 August 1966
Last Amended: 3 May 2003
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1356786
English Heritage Legacy ID: 210568
Location: Westhoughton, Bolton, BL5
Civil Parish: Westhoughton
Built-Up Area: Westhoughton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Westhoughton St Bartholomew
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
WESTHOUGHTON SCHOOL STREET
SD 60 NE (north side)
Church of St Bartholomew
8/88 (Formerly listed as part of
9/8/66 Church of St Bartolomew and
Sundial in the Churchyard)
Detached tower of church. 1869-70. By Cunliffe and Freeman. Tower repaired 1991. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings. Tower has setback buttresses ending in gabled niches to lower part. 2-light plate tracery south and east windows. South east stair turret clasping angle, chamfered upper projecting above tower as pinnacle. 2 string courses to upper part of tower. Paired bell openings of 2 lights between clasping pilasters; corbel table over openings, cornice and embattled parapet.
The C19 main part of the church was almost totally destroyed by fire in 1990 and rebuilt, the new church being consecrated in 1995.
Listing NGR: SD6523505969
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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