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Littledale Free Church, Caton-with-Littledale

Description: Littledale Free Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 182086

OS Grid Reference: SD5653162172
OS Grid Coordinates: 356531, 462172
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0537, -2.6655

Location: Caton, Lancashire LA2 9EY

Locality: Caton-with-Littledale
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 9EY

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Listing Text

SD 56 SE

6/13 Littledale Free Church

- II

Church, now disused. Built 1849 as "Free" Church of England church for
Revd. John Dodson of Littledale Hall (q.v.) who seceded from the Church of
England over the Gorham judgement. Sandstone rubble with steep slate roof.
Comprises a nave with no chancel division, and a south porch. Windows of 2
chamfered lights with trefoiled heads. To the west of the porch on the south
side are 3 bays separated by buttresses. The right-hand window has lost its
mullion. To the right of the porch is one bay. At each end of the wall is a
diagonal buttress. The gabled porch has a doorway with pointed arch chamfered
in 2 orders. Above is a plaque inscribed: 'A Free Church 1849.... ' The east
wall has 2 trefoiled lancets with a central buttress. Above is a gabled
bellcote with a trefoiled opening with hood. The north nave wall is of 5 bays
separated by buttresses. The western window is taller. The west wall has a
3-light window with plate tracery and a stone louvre at the apex, with 4
gabled sides pierced by trefoils. Interior has roof of scissor-braced

Listing NGR: SD5653162172

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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