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Church of St Nicholas, Sabden

Description: Church of St Nicholas

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 December 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 183528

OS Grid Reference: SD7813837654
OS Grid Coordinates: 378138, 437654
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8347, -2.3337

Location: Stubbins Lane, Sabden, Lancashire BB7 9EJ

Locality: Sabden
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB7 9EJ

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Listing Text

SD 73 NE
3/43 Church of St.Nicholas
- II
Church, 1846, with chancel probably later. Squared sandstone with slate
roof. Norman style. Comprises a west tower, nave, and lower chancel with a
lean-to vestry against its north wall. Tower has west window with round
head and 2 round-headed lights with central shaft. Below the window is
blind arcading. On the east and west sides are tall blind openings with
round heads. On 3 sides are gablets with clock faces, above which rises
the bell stage which is octagonal, the 4 cardinal sides wider and with
slim round-headed openings. This is surmounted by a stone spire. The west
door has a round head. The nave and chancel windows are tall with splayed
reveals and round heads. The nave is of 4 bays separated by pilaster
strips treated as buttresses of slight projection, with a corbel table
under the eaves. The 2 west nave windows are similar. The chancel is of 4
bays, the windows having linked hoods. The east window is similar to the
west tower window. Inside, the nave is ceiled and has a west gallery, and
the round chancel arch and responds are of several square orders. The
chancel has an open timber roof.

Listing NGR: SD7813837654

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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