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Former Convent of Our Lady, Formby

Description: Former Convent of Our Lady

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 216447

OS Grid Reference: SD2996607275
OS Grid Coordinates: 329966, 407275
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5574, -3.0587

Location: 7-10 School Lane, Formby L37 3PX

Locality: Formby
County: Sefton
Country: England
Postcode: L37 3PX

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Listing Text

SD 20 NE
(north side)
2/49 Former Convent
of Our Lady
Built as Catholic chapel, 1688, used as barn 1688-1796, then
chapel until 1864, then became cottages and in 1930, a
convent. Roughcast with slate roofs. 2 storeys, 3 bays;
1st bay forms low gabled wing with corresponding wing to
rear. 1st floor drip mould, raised over windows; quoins and
coped gables. Ground floor windows are sashed, with glazing
bars; 1st floor small-paned casements 1st bay wing has 3
small sashed windows above entrance. Left return has plaque
with Blundell (of Ince Blundell) arms and date: 1688. Right
return has gabled porch with entrance to rear, and window
above with tripartite sash. 2 cross-axial stacks.
Reported to have holy water stoups in return porch and
curved 1st floor ceiling.

Listing NGR: SD2996607275

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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