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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Hornby, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.1113 / 54°6'40"N

Longitude: -2.6371 / 2°38'13"W

OS Eastings: 358446

OS Northings: 468566

OS Grid: SD584685

Mapcode National: GBR BN0W.WZ

Mapcode Global: WH951.GXGL

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 4 October 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071692

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182409

Location: Hornby-with-Farleton, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Hornby-with-Farleton

Built-Up Area: Hornby

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Hornby with Claughton

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 56 NE

7/113 Church of St Mary


Roman Catholic Church, 1820. Sandstone rubble with hipped slate roof.
East wall has gabled porch of shallow projection. This has a Venetian
opening, with the door flanked by windows. At each side a corbel supports
a stone bust, the left-hand one of the Emperor Constantine, the right-hand
one of King Oswald of Northumbria. Inside there is a flat ceiling. Nave and
chancel are divided by 2 Tuscan columns and 2 attached columns. Behind the
altar are 2 half-columns and 2 quarter-columns. These may have come from
the C18th chapel at Claughton, said to be-dismantled to provide stone for
the present church. Dr. John Lingard, author of the History of England,
was priest at Hornby between 1811 and 1851 and was responsible for
building the present church.

Listing NGR: SD5844968570

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