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Roman Catholic Church of St Anne, Westby-with-Plumptons

Description: Roman Catholic Church of St Anne

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 183654

OS Grid Reference: SD3918632782
OS Grid Coordinates: 339186, 432782
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7878, -2.9245

Location: B5260, Westby, Lancashire PR4 3PL

Locality: Westby-with-Plumptons
Local Authority: Fylde Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR4 3PL

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Listing Text

SD 33 SE
8/84 Roman Catholic Church
- of St Anne

- II

Church, 1861, by Edward Welby Pugin (Pevsner). Red brick with dressings of sandstone and blue brick, steeply pitched slate roof. Nave with full-height aisles making one vessel (on north-south axis) with apsidal sanctuary end and east porch, Eclectic Gothic style. Buttressed 6-bay nave, each bay with very large multi-foil circular window of sandstone set under a shallow depressed arch, a blue band and small corbel table running under the eaves above; gabled porch to
1st bay on east side, with moulded arch. South gable has 3 lancets to the nave
flanked by shallow buttresses with set-offs of blue brick, a single lancet to
each aisle, all these windows with sandstone surrounds and extrados bands of
blue brick; in the gable a round window with 4 quatrefoils. Apse is semi-
circular, broken in the centre by a shallow bay with a gable above the eaves,
and has 4 cuspid lancets each side. INTERIOR: Unusual open timber roof: slim
iron columns carry open-work wall plates, principals of the nave roof carried
down through the aisles as passing braces from which rise arch braces to
scissor trusses, which are prolonged to the outer walls in the plane of the
aisle roofs. South gallery with Gothic-style pierced front. Stained glass
windows of various dates of good quality.

Listing NGR: SD3918632782

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Source: English Heritage

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