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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Carnforth, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.128 / 54°7'40"N

Longitude: -2.7682 / 2°46'5"W

OS Eastings: 349898

OS Northings: 470507

OS Grid: SD498705

Mapcode National: GBR 9N3P.HZ

Mapcode Global: WH83V.GH1S

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 7 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317960

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181831

Location: Carnforth, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA5

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Carnforth

Built-Up Area: Carnforth

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Carnforth Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


3/65 Christ Church


Church, 1875, by Brade and Smales (Pevsner) with north aisle of 1900 and
tower at west end of south nave wall of 1908 by W. Gilbee Scott
(foundation stone). Snecked sandstone rubble with slate roof. Church has
transepts, a low south aisle and a north aisle under a pitched roof.
East and west windows of geometrical tracery. West wall of north aisle has
a rose window with flowing tracery. Tower of 3 stages with angle buttresses,
with the main doorway in its west wall. The doorway is double-chamfered
with a 2-centred head, a castellated lintel over the door and a tympanum
with tracery decoration. Above is a clock, with 2-light bell openings on
each wall with foiled tracery. Tower has pyramidal slate roof behind a
battlemented parapet with corner gargoyles. Interior. Northern arcade
of 5 bays with round piers. Southern arcade of 2 bays with round piers
and heavily foliated capitals. Chancel arch has similar capitals. Chancel
has glazed and encaustic tiles, a painted timber roof and a timber south
clearstorey window. The nave has an open timber roof with arch-braced collars and
king posts.

Listing NGR: SD4989870507

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