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Remains of Burscough Priory

A Grade I Listed Building in West Lancashire, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.583 / 53°34'58"N

Longitude: -2.8563 / 2°51'22"W

OS Eastings: 343409

OS Northings: 409944

OS Grid: SD434099

Mapcode National: GBR 8WH0.F9

Mapcode Global: WH86J.364J

Entry Name: Remains of Burscough Priory

Listing Date: 11 May 1953

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196625

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386360

Location: West Lancashire, Lancashire, L40

County: Lancashire

District: West Lancashire

Town: West Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Derby

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burscough Bridge St John

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


ORMSKIRK

SD40NW ABBEY LANE, Burscough
663-1/4/182 (West side (off))
11/05/53 Remains of Burscough Priory

I

Remains of Augustinian priory founded in late C12, consisting
of the two piers at the junction of the north transept and the
crossing, with the respond of the north arcade and the stump
of the north wall of the chancel. These are probably late C13.
Both piers are cruciform in plan, with broach bases and the
remains of chamfered shafts; and the east pier has a small
cusped niche or piscina at its base. Scheduled Ancient
Monument.


Listing NGR: SD4340809945

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