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Roman Catholic Church of St Peter and St Paul, with Attached Presbytery, Mawdesley

Description: Roman Catholic Church of St Peter and St Paul, with Attached Presbytery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184419

OS Grid Reference: SD5081014671
OS Grid Coordinates: 350810, 414671
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6263, -2.7452

Location: Salt Pit Lane, Mawdesky, Lancashire L40 3PP

Locality: Mawdesley
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: L40 3PP

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Listing Text

SD 51 SW
13/165 Roman Catholic Church of
St. Peter and St. Paul, with
- attached presbytery
- II

Roman Catholic church and attached presbytery. 1830-31. Coursed squared
sandstone, slate roof with red ridging tiles. T-plan; 3-bay church with
4-bay house at south end. Church has rusticated quoins, buttresses with
offsets; entry at north east gable end which has an added single-storey
gabled porch in Gothic style at 1st floor 2 small vertical rectangular
windows with plain architraves and square hoodmoulds, each window of 2
lights with diamond lattice glazing continued in the head as intersecting
tracery, above these a plain band giving the impression of a pedimented
gable, and a gable bellcote; 3-bay side walls have one window in each bay,
all like those in the gable but larger. Interior: flat ceiling; small
sanctuary formed by multiple diminishing chamfered arches. Presbytery is
double-depth, 4 bays, 2 storeys, has rusticated quoins, hipped slate roof,
glazed porch to 3rd bay covering a recessed panelled door with moulded
surround and rectangular fanlight, and 12-pane sashed windows with plain
surrounds. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD5081014671

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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