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Church of St. Luke, Lowton

Description: Church of St. Luke

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 213486

OS Grid Reference: SJ6157197784
OS Grid Coordinates: 361571, 397784
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4754, -2.5804

Location: 415 Slag Lane, Pemberton, Wigan WA3 2EB

Locality: Lowton
County: Wigan
Country: England
Postcode: WA3 2EB

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Listing Text

SJ 69 NW
(south-east side)
5/18 Church of
15/11/66 St. Luke
Church. Nave 1732, transepts 1771, alterations 1813, chancel
probably of 1856 and tower 1862. Flemish bond brick with
slate roof. 3-bay nave with rusticated quoins and round-
headed windows with keystones, impost blocks, Y-tracery and
raised brick panels below the sills. l-bay transepts with
similar windows, the south with two lunette windows.
Elementary Venetian windows to each side of chancel which
has a C20 vestry added to north. The west tower replaces the
original cupola and conceals the original pedimented door
surround which is dated 1732; It has 4 stages,
castellations, diagonal buttresses and uses Romanesque
detailing to the round-arched door and window openings. The
clock face is dated 1862. Interior: 2 of the 3 original
galleries have been removed along with the box pews and C18
font. The remaining gallery is panelled, has dentilled
enrichment and supports the organ loft. Fittings are
generally C20. Stained glass. Original studded oak door.
Roof structure replaced in C19. Romanesque enrichment to
chancel arch.

Listing NGR: SJ6157197784

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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