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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163555
English Heritage Legacy ID: 185494
Location: Forton, Wyre, Lancashire, PR3
Civil Parish: Forton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Shireshead St James
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
SD 55 SW,
Church of St Paul
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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