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Church of St Luke

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0565 / 54°3'23"N

Longitude: -2.7978 / 2°47'51"W

OS Eastings: 347873

OS Northings: 462572

OS Grid: SD478625

Mapcode National: GBR 8PXJ.2M

Mapcode Global: WH847.090L

Entry Name: Church of St Luke

Listing Date: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195002

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383188

Location: Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Town: Lancaster

Electoral Ward/Division: Skerton East

Built-Up Area: Lancaster

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Skerton St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


LANCASTER

SD4762 MAIN ROAD, Skerton
1685-1/3/340 (West side (off))
Church of St Luke

II

Parish church. 1833, with late C19 addition. Squared coursed
sandstone with ashlar dressings. Slate roof with overhanging
eaves.
PLAN: west tower, a nave with north and south aisles under a
continuous roof, and an added north vestry.
EXTERIOR: the tower is of 3 stages with diagonal buttresses,
corner pinnacles, and an embattled parapet. The west doorway
is pointed and chamfered in 2 orders and has doors with blind
tracery decoration. Above is a window of triple stepped
lancets. The bell openings are single lancets. Single lancet
windows light the west ends of the aisles. The north and south
walls are of 7 bays separated by buttresses, with a single
lancet window to each bay, and diagonal buttresses at the
corners. The eastern end of the north wall is now covered by
the added vestry. The east window is a triple stepped lancet
flanked by single lancets lighting the aisles.
INTERIOR: open timber roof of scissor-braced trusses. West
gallery with timber front. Stained glass windows include one
on the south side of the chancel depicting St Luke, in memory
of Richard Clark (d.1838), and 5 windows in memory of members
of the Whalley family.


Listing NGR: SD4787362572

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