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Church of Our Lady, Longridge

Description: Church of Our Lady

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 183015

OS Grid Reference: SD5972334885
OS Grid Coordinates: 359723, 434885
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8087, -2.6131

Location: Preston Road, Longridge, Lancashire PR3 3BJ

Locality: Longridge
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR3 3BJ

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Listing Text


10/129 Church of Our Lady


Roman Catholic Church, 1856 by I. & C. Hansom (Pevsner). Rock-faced sandstone with steep
slate roof. Comprises a seven-bay nave and one-bay chancel with continuous
steep slate roof. The bays are separated by buttresses with offsets. The
nave windows are of 2 pointed lights with a quatrefoil over. The chancel
is lit by 2 narrow windows with cusped lights and a trefoil. The entrance
is in the 6th bay from the east, through a doorway with moulded surround
and 2-centred head. In the east wall is a window with geometrical tracery.
The west wall has diagonal buttresses, with a central buttress with
offsets partly supporting an open octagonal bellcote on a square base with
an octagonal pointed stone cap. Inside there is a west gallery of pitch
pine with organ, a chancel arch of 2 chamfered orders, a carved stone
reredos, and an open timber roof with very slender scissor-braced trusses.
The glass in the east window is said to be by Hardman (Pevsner).

Listing NGR: SD5972334885

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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