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Church of St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Forton, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9543 / 53°57'15"N

Longitude: -2.7607 / 2°45'38"W

OS Eastings: 350179

OS Northings: 451174

OS Grid: SD501511

Mapcode National: GBR 9Q5Q.38

Mapcode Global: WH84M.KVLZ

Entry Name: Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163555

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185494

Location: Forton, Wyre, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Wyre

Civil Parish: Forton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Shireshead St James

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

FORTON, SHIRESHEAD,
SD 55 SW,
2/102

Church of St Paul

17-4-1967

II

Church, now used as meeting room, 1805. Sandstone rubble with slate roof.
Chamfered quoins. Windows and doors have plain stone surrounds with
pointed heads. Windows have glazing bars, and Gothick tracery in their
heads which is said to be of cast iron. South wall, of three bays, has lower
parts of windows filled by modern brick. Gables have copings. The west
gable has a double bellcote with a pitched coping. The west wall has two
doorways and no other openings. North wall has small gabled projection
with chamfered quoins, a window, and a gable with coping and chimney. In
the right-hand return wall there is a doorway. To each side the main
building has a window. East window has plain stone surround with pointed
head, a mullion branching to form Y-tracery, and Gothick glazing. INTERIOR
has gallery on two sides, now with a modern blockwork wall built under its
front, and a flat ceiling.


Listing NGR: SD5017951174

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