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Church of St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Longridge, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8313 / 53°49'52"N

Longitude: -2.6 / 2°36'0"W

OS Eastings: 360607

OS Northings: 437396

OS Grid: SD606373

Mapcode National: GBR BS84.X9

Mapcode Global: WH96F.1Y5Q

Entry Name: Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 22 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072297

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183008

Location: Longridge, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Longridge

Built-Up Area: Longridge

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Longridge St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 63 NW LONGRIDGE CHURCH STREET

7/122 Church of St. Paul

II


Church, 1886-8 by Ewan Christian, with west tower of 1936-7 by A.C.M. Lillie.
Coursed, squared rock-faced sandstone with sandstone ashlar interior and
slate roof. Comprises a west tower, nave with clearstorey, lower chancel,
north and south aisles, north and south porches, north organ chamber and
vestry. The tower has angle buttresses and an embattled parapet with corner
pinnacles. Each face has 2 lancet bell openings of 2 chamfered orders. The
west wall has a moulded doorway, a window of 3 lights with 2-centred head
and cusped tracery above, with 3 narrow chamfered lancets below the bell
openings. The aisle windows have 2-centred heads with panel tracery, the
clearstorey windows having flat heads. Interior. The 5-bay nave has
octagonal columns with pointed arches of 2 chamfered orders. The chancel
arch is moulded, with ½ columns as responds. These are carried on corbels
with carved leaf decoration. A tall west arch opens into the tower. The
nave and aisles have an open timber roof, the nave having arch-braced collars
and king posts braced to the principals and the ridge. The east window has
stained glass said to be by Kempe and pre-1899 (Pevsner).


Listing NGR: SD6060737396

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