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United Reformed Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Forton, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9546 / 53°57'16"N

Longitude: -2.7813 / 2°46'52"W

OS Eastings: 348826

OS Northings: 451223

OS Grid: SD488512

Mapcode National: GBR 9Q0Q.N4

Mapcode Global: WH84M.7VTR

Entry Name: United Reformed Church

Listing Date: 9 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185486

Location: Forton, Wyre, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Wyre

Civil Parish: Forton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Shireshead St James

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

FORTON
SD 45 SE
1/95 United Reformed Church
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GV II

United Reformed (formerly Congregational) church, 1760 on site of church
of 1706-7, altered 1870 and 1920s. Sandstone rubble with slate M-roof.
Single storey. Facade has chamfered quoins, and one bay on each side of
gabled porch. Windows are tall with plain stone surrounds and round heads
with keystones and impost blocks. Each rises under a small gable. The
porch has a doorway with moulded pointed surround. The left-hand (east)
wall has twin gables and 2 windows similar to those at the front. Interior
has C18 pulpit, said to have come from St.Michael's on Wyre, of raised and
fielded panels and with a stair of slim turned balusters.


Listing NGR: SD4882651222

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