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Church of St.paul, Forton

Description: Church of St.paul

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 185494

OS Grid Reference: SD5017951174
OS Grid Coordinates: 350179, 451174
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9543, -2.7607

Location: Miller's Brow, Forton, Lancashire PR3 1DR

Locality: Forton
Local Authority: Wyre Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR3 1DR

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Listing Text

SD 55 SW
2/102 Church of St.Paul
- II

Church, now used as meeting room, 1805. Sandstone rubble with slate roof.
Chamfered quoins. Windows and doors have plain stone surrounds with
pointed heads. Windows have glazing bars, and Gothick tracery in their
heads which is said to be of cast iron. South wall, of 3 bays, has lower
parts of windows filled by modern brick. Gables have copings. The west
gable has a double bellcote with a pitched coping. The west wall has 2
doorways and no other openings. North wall has small gabled projection
with chamfered quoins, a window, and a gable with coping and chimney. In
the right-hand return wall there is a doorway. To each side the main
building has a window. East window has plain stone surround with pointed
head, a mullion branching to form Y-tracery, and Gothick glazing. Interior
has gallery on 2 sides, now with a modern blockwork wall built under its
front, and a flat ceiling.

Listing NGR: SD5017951174

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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