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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Bolton-le-Sands, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1032 / 54°6'11"N

Longitude: -2.7905 / 2°47'25"W

OS Eastings: 348408

OS Northings: 467768

OS Grid: SD484677

Mapcode National: GBR 8NYZ.NW

Mapcode Global: WH841.34G7

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 2 May 1968

Last Amended: 7 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163533

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181783

Location: Bolton-le-Sands, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA5

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Bolton-le-Sands

Built-Up Area: Bolton-le-Sands

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Bolton-le-Sands Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 48 67 BOLTON-LE-SANDS MAIN ROAD (EAST SIDE)

13/19 Church of St Mary
2. 5. 1968 (formerly listed as Roman Catholic Church
of St Mary of the Angels)

II

Roman Catholic Church, 1880, by E.Simpson of Bradford. Snecked sandstone rubble with
sandstone dressings and slate roof. Tall nave and chancel with
continuous ridge line. Low lean-to aisles with slightly higher pitched
roof to chancel aisles. Aisles and clearstorey have small lancet windows.
West end has tall lancets, hood and vesica. Porch under slim south-west
tower, which is heavily buttressed, square in form, broached to a louvred
octagon above with pyramidal roof. Steeply-arched 5-light decorated east
window. Inside is a 5-bay arcade with marble columns and heavy sculptural
detail. Chancel arch has ringed shafts on heavily carved corbels. Short
2-bay chancel with tall stone reredos and stencilled wall decoration.
Timber gallery on marble columns at west end. The nave has an open timber
roof with high collars, king posts and arcaded ashlaring. Some stained
glass of late C19th date.


Listing NGR: SD4840867768

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