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Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 22 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 182982
OS Grid Reference: SD6234543257
OS Grid Coordinates: 362345, 443257
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8841, -2.5743
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SD 64 SW CHIPPING WINDY STREET
4/95 Church of St. Mary
Roman Catholic. Church, 1827. Squared, punched ashlar with slate roof. North-west and
south-east walls of 5 bays each, having tall windows with plain stone
surrounds, semi-circular heads with keystones, impost band and sill band.
South-west wall blank except for doorway with architrave and moulded
cornice. Beneath the cornice is an inscription and date, 1827. Interior.
Gallery with organ at southern end, supported on slim iron columns. The
one-bay chancel is divided from the nave by a screen with 4 giant attached
marbled Corinthian columns with pedestals and an elaborately decorated
frieze and cornice. The central wide arch to the chancel is flanked by
two smaller arches with doors set within them, in a triumphal arch motif.
The rear wall of the chancel has stencilled decoration, with 2 more
Corinthian attached columns and 2 quarter-columns.
Listing NGR: SD6234543257
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Source: English Heritage
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