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Description: Church of St Mary with Presbytery
Date Listed: 13 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 183519
OS Grid Reference: SD6486631855
OS Grid Coordinates: 364866, 431855
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7818, -2.5347
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OSBALDESTON LONGSIGHT ROAD
SD 63 SW
4/34 Church of St.Mary, with presbytery
Roman Catholic Church and presbytery, 1837-8. Squared sandstone with slate
roofs. Church has angle buttresses with pinnacles and a string course at
window sill level. Windows each have a mullion and a transom and have
their upper lights pointed under a pointed head with hood. North and south
walls of 4 bays. West wall of 2 bays. At the apex of the gable is a stone
bellcote of square plan with embattled parapet. Below it is a niche with
statue. The west door has a chamfered surround with pointed head. The
presbytery, adjoining at the east, is of 3 bays with double-chamfered
mullioned windows, of 2 lights at the left and one in the centre. The
right-hand bay has 4 lights on the ground floor and 3 above. A drip course
rises over the ground-floor windows and door. The door, in the central
bay, has a chamfered stone surround with pointed head. Right-hand gable
coped with kneelers. Chimneys, with clustered shafts, at left and set back
from right-hand gable. Inside, the west gallery of the church has a
panelled front with tracery decoration carried on 2 slim iron columns. The
king-post roof is moulded, with moulded purlins and intermediate
Listing NGR: SD6486631855
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Source: English Heritage
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