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Roman Catholic Church of Saint John Southworth and Attached Presbytery

A Grade II Listed Building in Samlesbury, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7676 / 53°46'3"N

Longitude: -2.6181 / 2°37'5"W

OS Eastings: 359353

OS Northings: 430319

OS Grid: SD593303

Mapcode National: GBR BS4W.Z4

Mapcode Global: WH96S.RKGJ

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church of Saint John Southworth and Attached Presbytery

Listing Date: 27 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074095

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358002

Location: Samlesbury, South Ribble, Lancashire, PR5

County: Lancashire

District: South Ribble

Civil Parish: Samlesbury

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Samlesbury St Leonard the Less

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


1/97 Roman Catholic Church of
- Saint John Southworth
and attached presbytery

- II

Chapel with presbytery under one roof, dated 1818. Rubble, stone
quoins and dressings, slate roof hipped at west end which is
presbytery. Chapel of rectangular plan; entrance at east end in
round-headed doorway with stone jambs, a stone tablet above it

Stone band, from which rise 4 windows in each side (and 2 in the
east gable, which are now blocked), all stilted lunettes with
radiating glazing bars. Presbytery of 2 storeys and 3 bays,
symmetrical, facade of scored stucco, moulded stone doorcase with
semi-circular fan light (a modern glazed porch attached); all
windows sashed with glazing bars. Hipped roof with chimney on the
hip, another on the ridge behind, and a belfry on the apex. Interior
of chapel: a simple shell with flat ceiling; east gallery on 2 iron
columns; a rear wall behind altar has a large framing recess with
wide depressed arch flanked by Ionic columns bearing a dentilled
cornice and frieze lettered "ECCE PANIS ANGELORUM", altar surrounded
by curved communion rail with stick balusters.

Listing NGR: SD5935330319

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