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Church of Immanuel

A Grade II Listed Building in Livesey, Blackburn with Darwen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7268 / 53°43'36"N

Longitude: -2.5408 / 2°32'26"W

OS Eastings: 364417

OS Northings: 425732

OS Grid: SD644257

Mapcode National: GBR BTPB.QS

Mapcode Global: WH970.YL8B

Entry Name: Church of Immanuel

Listing Date: 27 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184710

Location: Livesey, Blackburn with Darwen, BB2

County: Blackburn with Darwen

Civil Parish: Livesey

Built-Up Area: Blackburn

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Feniscowles Immanuel

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 62 NW LIVESEY PLEASINGTON LANE

1/37 Church of Immanuel
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GV II

Church, also known as Feniscowles Parish Church, dated 1836
(on rainwaterhead), by Edmund Sharpe. Dressed grey gritsone, slate
roof. Nave and chancel in one, west tower with spire: in early
Perpendicular style. Short 2-stage tower embraced by nave has diagonal
buttresses with moulded weatherings (originally finished with pinnacles
only the bases remaining and with an inner set of pinnacles at the
corners of the tower, all now missing); a 2-light west window to the
1st stage, a short set-back 2nd stage which has chamfered rectangular
belfry louvres with trefoil tracery in the heads and hoodmoulds;
and set-back octagonal spire with lucarnes. Nave of 3½ bays, with
a moulded sill band; north and south sides differ. On the south side
the 1st bay projects, the roof carried down over it, and has a short
gabled porch with a 2-centred arched doorway moulded in 2 orders, the
band following the head, and a cross on the apex; both the bay and the
porch have diagonal buttresses; the other bays have flat-headed windows
of 4, 5 and one light with chamfered surrounds, ogee-headed trefoil
tracery, and hoodmoulds, these bays separated by buttresses. The north
side is more irregular, having similar windows of one, 5, 1, 1, and 2
lights separated by buttresses. Three-light east window is arched with
decorated tracery. Interior: single vessel with flat ceiling, west
balcony on slim iron columns bearing a large organ in the centre, C20
screen almost completely open except for small Gothic-style tracery in
the heads. History: built at the charge of the Fielden family of
Feniscowles.


Listing NGR: SD6441725732

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