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Description: Church of St Luke
Date Listed: 15 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 274624
OS Grid Reference: SJ9281253800
OS Grid Coordinates: 392812, 353800
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0814, -2.1087
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ENDON & STANLEY C.P. ENDON BANK
SJ 95 SW
- Church of St Luke
Parish church. Tower C17, the remainder 1876-9 by Beardmore. Coursed
squared and dressed sandstone; slate, red and blue tile roofs; verge
parapets, chancel with gabletted kneelers. Tower, north and south aisles,
south porch, nave, chancel. Tower: simple C17 work of 3 stages without
buttresses; cavetto string under crenellated parapet with short crocketed
pinnacles at angles; paired round-arch bell chamber openings; steps on
west face to segmental-headed, boarded door, single-light window over.
South aisle: 3 bays, on plinth, 3- and 2-light segmental-headed windows
with pointed trefoil-headed lights, gabled porch to west side of south
face; double chamfered labelled pointed arch. North aisle: similar to
south, of 3 bays of 3-light windows. Nave: has eaves set above aisles
and slate roof of awkwardly low pitch. Chancel: very typical of
Beardmore's work in the area, 1 1/2 bays (red tile roof with crested ridge)
labelled segmental-headed 4-light window similar to aisles; 3-light,
pointed east window headed by cinquefoil; gabled vestry to north side.
Interior: arcades of 3 bays of round columns and pointed arches; pointed
chancel arch on corbelled columns below imposts; fine Minton encaustic
tile floor to nave; king post, tie beam roof, trussed rafters to chancel.
Font: stone, octagonal, on marble legs; small oak fretted and cusped
ogee spire cover. Pulpit: 3-sided bay set against chancel; columnated
and heavily carved; on stone base. Glass: east window by Morris & Co,
1893. Memorials: Heaton 1824 and Evans 1826 to left of west wall;
tapered marble plaques on slate grounds; under left-hand is a small
multi-coloured glazed tile to August Selwyn, first Bishop of New Zealand.
Listing NGR: SJ9281253800
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Source: English Heritage
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