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Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7739 / 53°46'25"N

Longitude: -2.3881 / 2°23'17"W

OS Eastings: 374517

OS Northings: 430905

OS Grid: SD745309

Mapcode National: GBR CSRS.SX

Mapcode Global: WH96X.9D1Q

Plus Code: 9C5VQJF6+GQ

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362001

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183856

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Clayton-le-Moors

Built-Up Area: Clayton-le-Moors

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

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Description

CLAYTON-LE-MOORS CHURCH STREET
SD 73 SW
2/53 Church of All Saints
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G.V. II

Church, 1840, by John Harper; enlarged 1882. coursed dressed
sandstone, slate roof. West tower and nave (1840) with chancel, vestry
and organ house (1882). Early English style. Buttressed 7-bay nave has
tall lancets with hoodmoulds linked by an impost band. Three-stage
tower, partly embraced by nave, has angle buttresses (to chamfered corners)
terminating at 2nd stage, a moulded arched doorway with a gablet over it,
a deeply-splayed circular window to 2nd stage; and from roof level a tall
belfry with 3 very tall stepped lancets in each side, and corner pinnacles
which rise from belfry head level passing chamfered corners of the parapet.
Chancel has 3-light east window with multifoil head, flanked by blind
lancets, and some lancets in side walls. Interior: auditorium surrounded
on 3 sides by a gallery (1852), which has traceried panels, with an
unusual ceiling which is flat at the sides and coved in the centre
(spandrels to struts containing tracery); chancel has arch-braced roof,
and elaborate alabaster reredos, pulpit, reading desk and parapet all of
1882. History: built on the initiative of proprietors of Oakenshaw
Printworks, Messrs. Mercer and Fort, the cost (£3000) paid largely by
them and their workpeople. (R. Trappes Lomax History of Clayton-le-Moors
Chetham Society 1926, p.146).


Listing NGR: SD7451730905

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