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Church of St Thomas

A Grade II Listed Building in Garstang, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8991 / 53°53'56"N

Longitude: -2.7762 / 2°46'34"W

OS Eastings: 349093

OS Northings: 445049

OS Grid: SD490450

Mapcode National: GBR 9R1C.R0

Mapcode Global: WH850.B876

Entry Name: Church of St Thomas

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361933

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185502

Location: Garstang, Wyre, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Wyre

Civil Parish: Garstang

Built-Up Area: Garstang

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Garstang St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 44 NE

Church of St Thomas




Church, 1770 by Richard Gillow, with chancel added 1876. Sandstone rubble
with slate roofs. Comprises a west tower, nave, and lower chancel with
north transept. Tower and nave have chamfered quoins. Bell openings have
plain stone surrounds with round heads, keystones and impost blocks.
Below, on each of the 3 walls is an oculus with plain stone surround.
North and south doors have similar surrounds. The nave is of 3 bays and
has tall windows similar to the bell openings. They have a central timber
mullion which branches to form Y-tracery, probably a later alteration. The
transept has a tall single light with round head in its north wall. The
east window has 3 similar lights. Interior has west gallery with panelled
front on 2 slim iron columns. The nave has a ribbed ceiling which conceals
the tipper parts of the roof trusses. The chancel arch is round and
plastered. The baluster font has a painted latin inscription with date,
said to be 1770.

Listing NGR: SD4909345049

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