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Description: Bellhouse Circa 10 Metres West of Church of Holy Trinity
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184442
OS Grid Reference: SD6247414450
OS Grid Coordinates: 362474, 414450
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6252, -2.5688
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RIVINGTON SHEEP HOUSE LANE
SD 61 SW
14/178 Bellhouse c.10 metres west of
church of Holy Trinity
Bellhouse, now store. Probably C16. Coursed squared sandstone with
quoins, stone slate roof. Small square building of one storery raised on a
basement, with a plain basement door on the south side, a raised door on
the north side approached by steps, a louvred 2-light window with chamfered
mullion on each side except north (mullion missing from south side), and a
round-headed louvred window on the north side. Said to have been built to
receive a large bell purchased from the church at Wigan in 1542. Reference
VCH Lancs V, p.293.
Listing NGR: SD6247414450
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Source: English Heritage
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