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Church of St Peter, Haslingden

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185687

OS Grid Reference: SD7887022756
OS Grid Coordinates: 378870, 422756
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7008, -2.3215

Location: St Peter's Avenue, Rawtenstall, Lancashire BB4 6NX

Locality: Haslingden
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB4 6NX

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Listing Text


5/109 Church of St. Peter
- II

Church, 1890, by Basil Champneys, ( uncompleted). Sandstone rubble, slate
roof. Nave and chancel in one (originally intended as north aisle), with
lean-to south aisle (in place of intended nave), octagonal east turret; in
Decorated style. Six bays; walls battered at lower level; gabled porch to 2nd
bay of north side has moulded arch flanked by buttresses; to the right a
2-light traceried window, to the left 3 similar windows, and in the
easternmost bay at a slightly higher level coupled similar but slightly
smaller windows: all these with hoodmoulds; larger 4-light west window and
3-light east window, also with hoodmoulds; at south-east corner an octagonal
turret with belfry and battlements. Organ house at east end of present aisle,
with tusking for continuation of intended chancel. Interior: 6-bay aisle
arcade of octagonal columns and chamfered 2-centred arches; elegantly
arch-braced Queen-strut roof with flat ceiling to the centre, except chancel
end which has panelled wagon roof; on north wall a brass memorial plaque to
the Reverend Weldon Champneys, M.A. of Brasenose College, Oxford, Vicar of
Haslingden, Rural Dean of Whalley, Honorary Canon of Manchester Cathedral
(etc) died 1892, erected by the parishioners inter alia "... as a recognition
of the munificence of himself and his widow towards this church".

Listing NGR: SD7887022756

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Source: English Heritage

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