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Church of Saint Lawrence

A Grade II Listed Building in Barton, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.829 / 53°49'44"N

Longitude: -2.736 / 2°44'9"W

OS Eastings: 351652

OS Northings: 437219

OS Grid: SD516372

Mapcode National: GBR 9SB5.G5

Mapcode Global: WH85D.Y09Y

Entry Name: Church of Saint Lawrence

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361645

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185854

Location: Barton, Preston, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Civil Parish: Barton

Built-Up Area: Barton (Wyre)

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Barton St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 53 NW BARTON GARSTANG ROAD

4/7 Church of St. Lawrence

II

Church, 1895, by R. Knill Freeman. Yellow sandstone with red sandstone
dressings, slate roof with red ridging tiles. Nave with aisles, south-west
steeple, chancel with south chapel, in simple Decorated style. Two-stage
tower with angle buttresses carried up to corner pinnacles has moulded arched
south door, 2 square-headed lancets and a clock face above, and an octagonal
belfry between the pinnacles with 2-light louvres in the cardinal sides, and
spire with lucarnes above these. Four-bay nave has clerestory windows of 2
round-headed lights with hollow spandrels, buttressed aisles with large arched
3-light windows which have intersecting tracery alternately; south chapel has
2 similar windows with Perpendicular tracery, and another in its east gable
wall; west window of nave and east window of chancel are both of 5 lights but
with different tracery. Interior: 4-bay nave arcade on short octagonal
columns with moulded caps, coved wooden ceiling; carved wooden reredos in
Gothic style with coved canopy bearing pinnacles; west window of
geometrical-leaded clear glazing with 3 stained glass insets: a coat of arms
and 2 shields with boars heads said to be associated with Barton Old Hall
(q.v.).


Listing NGR: SD5165237219

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