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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1317960
English Heritage Legacy ID: 181831
Location: Carnforth, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA5
Civil Parish: Carnforth
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Carnforth Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
SD 47 SE CARNFORTH LANCASTER ROAD
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
Listing NGR: SD4989870507
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