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Roman Catholic Church of St Patrick with Attached Presbytery

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Lever, Bolton

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Latitude: 53.5765 / 53°34'35"N

Longitude: -2.4273 / 2°25'38"W

OS Eastings: 371801

OS Northings: 408961

OS Grid: SD718089

Mapcode National: GBR CWH2.9N

Mapcode Global: WH97V.PCBJ

Plus Code: 9C5VHHGF+H3

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church of St Patrick with Attached Presbytery

Listing Date: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388045

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476043

Location: Great Lever, Bolton, BL1

County: Bolton

Electoral Ward/Division: Great Lever

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bolton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bolton-le-Moors St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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797-1/4/98 (South side)
Roman Catholic Church of St Patrick
with attached presbytery


Roman Catholic church. 1861. Charles Holt, architect. Roughly
coursed and squared stone with ashlar dressings and slate roof
with scalloped bands. Presbytery is rubble faced with brick to
rear, slate roof. Nave with single aisle, and tower to
(liturgical) south-west. Presbytery adjoins the church to the
EXTERIOR: 2 stage tower with short spire, clasping buttresses
to lower stage which has simple chamfered arched doorway in
south face of tower, with statue in niche above. Bell chamber
lights in upper stage which is chamfered to form octagonal
base for short copper spire. Asymmetrical west end, with roof
sweeping over north aisle, which has west doorway. 3-light
window of foiled lancets in west of nave, with rose window
above. 4-bay nave with low triple lancet window in western bay
(beneath gallery within), and paired foiled lancets in other
Presbytery is 3 storey, single-window range in asymmetrical
gable, with catslide roof to right over entrance in added
porch with quatrefoil window over. Canted bay window in main
gable to left with spired 2-light casement windows above, and
3-light window in gable apex.
INTERIOR: has 4-bay northern arcade with octagonal shafts on
high bases and double chamfered arches. Panelled wagon roof.
Western gallery. Simple chamfered chancel arch. Traceried
reredos with low relief panels each side. Stained glass in
east window, a depiction of the crucifixion. The interior of
the presbytery not inspected.
(BOE: Pevsner N: South Lancashire: Harmondsworth: 1969-).

Listing NGR: SD7180108961

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