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Church of St Thomas, Golborne

Description: Church of St Thomas

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 213482

OS Grid Reference: SJ6073698174
OS Grid Coordinates: 360736, 398174
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4788, -2.5931

Location: Cottesmore Way, Pemberton, Wigan WA3 3TJ

Locality: Golborne
County: Wigan
Country: England
Postcode: WA3 3TJ

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Listing Text

SJ 69 NW
(east side)
5/13 Church of
St. Thomas
Church. 1850, 1860 and 1906. By Joseph Clarke. Snecked stone
with clay tile roof. Nave and chancel with south aisle and
porch, west tower and north chapel. 5-bay aisle under a
pitched roof (no clerestory lights) has projecting plinth,
weathered buttresses and gabled porch in bay 2. Each bay has
a 2-light aisle window with Geometrical tracery and a
hoodmould with head stops. The chancel has a 4-light east
window and is flanked by vestrys of 1906. The intended north
aisle was never completed apart from 2 bays which now form
a side chapel. Tower with diagonal buttresses and a
pyramidal roof has a 3-light west window, gabled clock faces
and 2-light openings to the belfry which is slightly smaller
in plan than the rest of the tower. Interior: chamfered nave
arcade on circular columns with moulded capitals. Arch-
braced roof trusses. Carved stone font. Timber pulpit,
panelling, stalls and pews. Stained glass. Vestry doors have
crocketed ogee-arched hoods.

Listing NGR: SJ6073698174

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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