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Description: Church of St.thomas
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 185502
OS Grid Reference: SD4909345049
OS Grid Coordinates: 349093, 445049
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8991, -2.7762
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GARSTANG CHURCH STREET
SD 44 NE
4/108 Church of St.Thomas
Church, 1770 by Richard Gillow, with chancel added 1876. Sandstone rubble
with slate roofs. Comprises a west tower, nave, and lower chancel with
north transept. Tower and nave have chamfered quoins. Bell openings have
plain stone surrounds with round heads, keystones and impost blocks.
Below, on each of the 3 walls is an oculus with plain stone surround.
North and south doors have similar surrounds. The nave is of 3 bays and
has tall windows similar to the bell openings. They have a central timber
mullion which branches to form Y-tracery, probably a later alteration. The
transept has a tall single light with round head in its north wall. The
east window has 3 similar lights. Interior has west gallery with panelled
front on 2 slim iron columns. The nave has a ribbed ceiling which conceals
the tipper parts of the roof trusses. The chancel arch is round and
plastered. The baluster font has a painted latin inscription with date,
said to be 1770.
Listing NGR: SD4909345049
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Source: English Heritage
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