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Church of St Mary, Newchurch in Pendle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Goldshaw Booth, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8503 / 53°51'1"N

Longitude: -2.2705 / 2°16'13"W

OS Eastings: 382304

OS Northings: 439373

OS Grid: SD823393

Mapcode National: GBR DRLX.7J

Mapcode Global: WHB7Q.3H34

Plus Code: 9C5VVP2H+4R

Entry Name: Church of St Mary, Newchurch in Pendle

Listing Date: 29 January 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361745

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186295

Location: Goldshaw Booth, Pendle, Lancashire, BB12

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Goldshaw Booth

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Newchurch-in-Pendle St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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10/140 Church of St Mary,
Newchurch in Pendle


Church, tower 1653 and nave, north aisle and south porch 1740. Hammer dressed,
stone, ashlar to porch, slate roof. Tower of two stages separated by string. Large
squared quoins, two of which are inscribed "ID 1653" and "IH CC BS NR". At ground
level, above moulded plinth, is small 2-light chamfered mullioned window: the belfry
windows, which now have flat-faced mullions, may once have been similar. Embattled,
parapet probably C19. Nave and aisle are coterminous and have raised ashlar quoins.
Plinth frieze band. South front has 4 windows with elliptical heads, keystones
and eared architraves. To left is porch with rusticated facade round-arched doorway
with impost band and keystone, and pediments over. This protects a round-arched
doorway with architrave, plinth blocks and keystone. Between the 3rd and 4th
windows is a plaque, with similar architrave, inscribed: "John Stephenson,
George Hartley Thomas Varley Church Wardens 1740 Richard Broughton John Broughton
Robert Wilkinson Matthew Crook Masons". This stands over a low blocked doorway
with similar detail. East end, which has quoins and moulded kneeler, has Venetian
window with keystone. North front has 2 tiers of windows similar to south front.
Sundial on south west kneelers, dated 1718. Interior: Large north and west
galleries, that to north behind, a 6-bay Doric arcade. Open queen-post roof.
Chandelier of 1756.

Listing NGR: SD8230439373

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