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St Katherines Chapel (Lydiate Abbey), Lydiate

Description: St Katherines Chapel (Lydiate Abbey)

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 October 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 216496

OS Grid Reference: SD3639104889
OS Grid Coordinates: 336391, 404889
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5368, -2.9612

Location: Southport Road, Lydiate, Sefton L31 4HD

Locality: Lydiate
County: Sefton
Country: England
Postcode: L31 4HD

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There is also a scheduled monument, Domestic Chapel of St Katharine of Alexandria and Burial Ground, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

SD 30 SE
(west side)
7/97 St. Katherine's
11.10.68 (Lydiate Abbey)
G.V. II*
Ruined chapel. Late C 15 or early C16. For John or Lawrence Ireland.
Stone. 5-bay nave, south porch and west tower. Diagonal
butttesses and remains of cornice to nave. 3-light
Perpendicular south windows with transoms, tracery
remaining to central windows, between weathered buttresses.
Porch at western end now has only lower parts of walls
remaining (1985) and Tudor arched headed to inner entrance.
Blank north wall with buttresses. East end has walls
flanking window up to springers. Tower of 3 stages with
drip moulds and diagonal buttresses. West window, tracery
missing. Top 2-light bell openings. Interior has 4-centred
tower arch on half-octagonal responds.

Listing NGR: SD3639104889

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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