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Former Chapel of St John and Attached Priest's House, Poulton-le-Fylde

Description: Former Chapel of St John and Attached Priest's House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 184778

OS Grid Reference: SD3530940017
OS Grid Coordinates: 335309, 440017
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8523, -2.9849

Location: 127 A588, Hardhorn and Thornton, Lancashire FY6 7HJ

Locality: Poulton-le-Fylde
Local Authority: Wyre Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: FY6 7HJ

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Listing Text


Former Chapel of St John
2/1 and attached priest's house


Former Roman Catholic chapel and attached priest's house, dated 1813. Brick now
rendered slate roof. A rectangular range under one roof hipped at both ends, the
chapel of 3 bays and one storey occupying the northern two-thirds of the range;
entrance at north end now concealed by unsympathetic brick porch; datestone above
inscribed "I have loved, O Lord, the beauty of thy house, and the place where they Glory dwelleth. AD 1813", flanked by 2 semicircular "eye" windows; 3 tall round-headed windows of 2 lights with wooden Y-tracery in each side wall. Interior now partitioned across the middle. Presbytery 2 storeys, originally of 3 symmetrical bays with sashed windows, now partially concealed by ground floor lean-to across door and right window. Though altered, this building retains the form of a pre-Emancipation chapel.

Listing NGR: SD3530940017

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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