Church of St Michael Holy Trinity, Bolton-le-Sands
Description: Church of St Michael
Date Listed: 2 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 181777
OS Grid Reference: SD4832967720
OS Grid Coordinates: 348329, 467720
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1028, -2.7917
Location: Main Road, Bolton-le-Sands, Lancashire LA5 8DN
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SD 48 67 BOLTON-LE-SANDS MAIN ROAD (WEST SIDE)
13/13 Church of St. Michael (or
2.5.1968 Holy Trinity)
Church, with late C15th tower and nave arcade, nave of 1813 and chancel
of 1846. Rubble with south nave wall pebbledashed, sandstone ashlar
tower and slate roof. Comprises a nave, north aisle widened in 1880,
lower chancel, timbered south porch of 1880, and west tower. Tower of
3 stages with diagonal buttresses and battlemented parapet. Bell
openings of 3 pointed lights under a 4-centred head with hood mould.
Over the west door is a similar window. The west doorway, of 2 hollow-
chamfered orders, has a 2-centred head and hood. The south nave wall has
windows dating from the 1880 restoration with perpendicular tracery of
various descriptions. Interior has 5-bay arcade to nave and chancel
with octagonal piers and arches of 2 chamfered orders. Nave has a hammer-
beam roof with king posts, the chancel having scissor-braced rafters and
collars. Between the chancel and its aisle is a sandstone memorial to
Robert Cole (died 1642) with coat of arms and inscription 'It is supposed
that he lived above 100 years'.
Listing NGR: SD4832967720
Source: English Heritage
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