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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Nelson, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8344 / 53°50'3"N

Longitude: -2.2202 / 2°13'12"W

OS Eastings: 385607

OS Northings: 437595

OS Grid: SD856375

Mapcode National: GBR DSY3.46

Mapcode Global: WHB7Q.VWYB

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 29 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243542

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186333

Location: Nelson, Pendle, Lancashire, BB9

County: Lancashire

District: Pendle

Civil Parish: Nelson

Built-Up Area: Nelson (Pendle)

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Nelson Little Marsden

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


SD 83 NE
11/173

NELSON
MANCHESTER ROAD
Church of St Mary

II
Church. 1879 with addition of west bay and tower 1905-8. By Waddington & Dunkerley. Ashlar with slate roofs. Nave with lean-to aisles, chancel and west tower and spire. Nave and aisles of 6 bays, the aisles with 2-light plate-traceried windows, the clerestory with alternate groups of 2 and 3 lancets. Gabled, buttressed porch to 1st bay on south side. Chancel a little lower with 2-light windows in colonnaded arches, and steeply pointed east window of 4 lights with quatrefoils in the head. Small 3-light window in gable apex. Organ loft projects under cross-roof from south side of chancel. Low, steeply offset buttresses to all sides. Tall, severe, west tower of 3 stages with angle buttresses dying into canted pinnacles which recede into the minor faces of octagonal spire, the cardinal faces having tall lucarnes. 3-light west window with cusping and arcaded belfry stages with tall single louvres. Interior not inspected.

In use as a church at the date of listing but converted to a training centre, teaching traditional building skills, in 2012.


Listing NGR: SD8560737595

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