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Church of Saint Lawrence, Barton

Description: Church of Saint Lawrence

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 185854

OS Grid Reference: SD5165237219
OS Grid Coordinates: 351652, 437219
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8290, -2.7360

Location: A6, Barton, Lancashire PR3 5DR

Locality: Barton
Local Authority: Preston City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR3 5DR

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Listing Text


4/7 Church of St. Lawrence


Church, 1895, by R. Knill Freeman. Yellow sandstone with red sandstone
dressings, slate roof with red ridging tiles. Nave with aisles, south-west
steeple, chancel with south chapel, in simple Decorated style. Two-stage
tower with angle buttresses carried up to corner pinnacles has moulded arched
south door, 2 square-headed lancets and a clock face above, and an octagonal
belfry between the pinnacles with 2-light louvres in the cardinal sides, and
spire with lucarnes above these. Four-bay nave has clerestory windows of 2
round-headed lights with hollow spandrels, buttressed aisles with large arched
3-light windows which have intersecting tracery alternately; south chapel has
2 similar windows with Perpendicular tracery, and another in its east gable
wall; west window of nave and east window of chancel are both of 5 lights but
with different tracery. Interior: 4-bay nave arcade on short octagonal
columns with moulded caps, coved wooden ceiling; carved wooden reredos in
Gothic style with coved canopy bearing pinnacles; west window of
geometrical-leaded clear glazing with 3 stained glass insets: a coat of arms
and 2 shields with boars heads said to be associated with Barton Old Hall

Listing NGR: SD5165237219

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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