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Church of St Mary, Nelson

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 186333

OS Grid Reference: SD8560737595
OS Grid Coordinates: 385607, 437595
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8344, -2.2202

Location: Manchester Road, Newchurch, Lancashire BB9 7AX

Locality: Nelson
Local Authority: Pendle Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB9 7AX

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Listing Text


11/173 Church of St Mary

- II

Church. 1879 with addition of west bay and tower 1905-8. By Waddington &
Dunkerley. Ashlar with slate roofs. Nave with lean-to aisles, chancel and west
tower and spire. Nave and aisles of 6 bays, the aisles with 2-light plate-
traceried windows, the clerestory with alternate groups of 2 and 3 lancets.
Gabled, buttressed porch to 1st bay on south side. Chancel a little lower with
2-light windows in colonnaded arches, and steeply pointed east window of 4
lights with quatrefoils in the head. Small 3-light window in gable apex. Organ
loft projects under cross-roof from south side of chancel. Low, steeply offset
buttresses to all sides. Tall, severe, west tower of 3 stages with angle but-
tresses dying into canted pinnacles which recede into the minor faces of
octagonal spire, the cardinal faces having tall lucarnes. 3-light west window
with cusping and arcaded belfry stages with tall single louvres. Interior not

Listing NGR: SD8560737595

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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