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Church of St Mary and All Saints, Rossendale

Description: Church of St Mary and All Saints

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185775

OS Grid Reference: SD8143426173
OS Grid Coordinates: 381434, 426173
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7316, -2.2829

Location: Goodshaw Lane, Rawtenstall, Lancashire BB4 8PX

Locality: Rossendale
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB4 8PX

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Listing Text


Church of St. Mary and
2/196 All Saints

Church, 1829, 4th on site since C16; altered internally 1903-4. Sandstone
blocks, low-pitched slate roof. Nave with short extension at west end, in
Early English style. Corners have angle buttresses and are surmounted by
unusual diagonally-set square bellcote turrets with embattled parapets. Five
bays and 2 storeys; gable to road (east end) has large stepped triple lancet
window which is flanked by arched doorways with smaller lancets above them, a
moulded sillband to the main window stepped up round the doors to make a sill
band to the upper windows; sides have 5 unusually large lancets with
hoodmoulds, containing 2-stage windows (presumably lighting ground floor and
galleries). Extension at west end has arched side doorway with band over it
like those at front, and a stepped triple lancet west window. Interior not
inspected, but all fittings and furnishings removed 1903 "nothing remaining
save the walls and the roof" (Reference Alfred Peel Crawshawbooth and
District, n.d., pp.8-14). Commissioners' church.

Listing NGR: SD8143426173

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Source: English Heritage

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