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Tower of Church of St Bartholomew

A Grade II Listed Building in Westhoughton, Bolton

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210568

Location: Westhoughton, Bolton, BL5

County: Bolton

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

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Listing Text

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

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