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Ruins of Windleshaw Abbey in Roman Catholic Cemetery (Chapel of Saint Thomas of Canterbury)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Windle, St. Helens

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.467 / 53°28'1"N

Longitude: -2.7552 / 2°45'18"W

OS Eastings: 349962

OS Northings: 396958

OS Grid: SJ499969

Mapcode National: GBR 9X6B.9X

Mapcode Global: WH874.N36Z

Entry Name: Ruins of Windleshaw Abbey in Roman Catholic Cemetery (Chapel of Saint Thomas of Canterbury)

Listing Date: 11 September 1951

Last Amended: 23 August 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199094

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216355

Location: St. Helens, WA10

County: St. Helens

Electoral Ward/Division: Windle

Built-Up Area: St Helens

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: St Helens Saint Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SJ 49 NE
3/65

ST. HELENS,
ABBEY ROAD (west side),
Ruins of Windleshaw Abbey in Roman Catholic Cemetery (Chapel of Saint Thomas of Canterbury)

(Formerly listed as Ruins of Windleshaw Abbey, Hard Lane under General)

11.9.51

G.V. II*

West tower and part of walls of chantry chapel of Sir Thomas Gerard, known as Windleshaw Abbey. c.1453. Stone. Tower has pointed entrance and west window with signs of tracery head, probably of 3-lights. 2-light bell openings have reticulated tracery, tracery bars missing to that on south side. Plain chamfered tower arch. Walls, partly reconstructed, support memorials, including a celtic-style cross at the east end.


Listing NGR: SJ4996296958

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