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Church of St Mary, Bolton-le-Sands

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 181783

OS Grid Reference: SD4840867768
OS Grid Coordinates: 348408, 467768
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1032, -2.7905

Location: 109 Main Road, Bolton-le-Sands, Lancashire LA5 8DN

Locality: Bolton-le-Sands
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA5 8DN

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Listing Text


13/19 Church of St Mary
2. 5. 1968 (formerly listed as Roman Catholic Church
of St Mary of the Angels)


Roman Catholic Church, 1880, by E.Simpson of Bradford. Snecked sandstone rubble with
sandstone dressings and slate roof. Tall nave and chancel with
continuous ridge line. Low lean-to aisles with slightly higher pitched
roof to chancel aisles. Aisles and clearstorey have small lancet windows.
West end has tall lancets, hood and vesica. Porch under slim south-west
tower, which is heavily buttressed, square in form, broached to a louvred
octagon above with pyramidal roof. Steeply-arched 5-light decorated east
window. Inside is a 5-bay arcade with marble columns and heavy sculptural
detail. Chancel arch has ringed shafts on heavily carved corbels. Short
2-bay chancel with tall stone reredos and stencilled wall decoration.
Timber gallery on marble columns at west end. The nave has an open timber
roof with high collars, king posts and arcaded ashlaring. Some stained
glass of late C19th date.

Listing NGR: SD4840867768

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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