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Description: Church of St Mary and St Michael
Date Listed: 9 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 185397
OS Grid Reference: SD4943744865
OS Grid Coordinates: 349437, 444865
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8975, -2.7709
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BARNACRE WITH BONDS BONDS LANE
SD 44 SE
7/10 Church of St. Mary & St.Michael
Roman Catholic church, 1857-8 by E.G. Paley. Sandstone rubble with slate
roofs. Comprises a west tower, a nave and chancel under a continuous roof,
a north aisle under a pitched roof, and a north porch. Tower has diagonal
buttresses, an octagonal stair turret with stone spirelet, and an
embattled parapet. The paired bell openings have 2 cusped ogee lights
under a pointed head. The west window is of 3 cusped lights under a
pointed head with Geometric tracery. The west doorway has a moulded
pointed arch. The north aisle has 5 bays to the east of the porch,
separated by buttresses. The left-hand window is of 2 trefoiled lights
under a head of pointed arches. The other windows are of 2 trefoiled
lights under a pointed head with quatrefoil, The south nave windows are of
2 lights with paired trefoiled heads. The east chapel window is of 2
lights and the chancel window of 5 lights, both with pointed heads and
Geometric tracery. The porch has diagonal buttresses, a steep roof, and a
doorway with moulded pointed arch. Interior has 5-bay arcade of pointed
arches chamfered in 2 orders, on round columns with capitals. The moulded
pointed chancel arch has clustered shafts as responds. The tower arch is
pointed, its lower part filled by a timber screen which supports a
gallery. The nave has an open timber roof with cusped windbraces, trusses
with curved braces to the collars, straight braces from the collars to the
principals, and a collar plate. The aisle roof has scissor-braced rafters.
The chancel has a waggon roof with dormer windows on each side. Between
the chancel and the north aisle there is a moulded pointed arch. The east
windows contain original glass.
Listing NGR: SD4943744865
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Source: English Heritage
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