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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Hyndburn, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7533 / 53°45'11"N

Longitude: -2.3825 / 2°22'56"W

OS Eastings: 374878

OS Northings: 428617

OS Grid: SD748286

Mapcode National: GBR CTT1.08

Mapcode Global: WH96X.CXQJ

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362013

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183812

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

Town: Hyndburn

Electoral Ward/Division: Church

Built-Up Area: Accrington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Accrington St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

ACCRINGTON EMPRESS STREET
SD 72 NW
4/15 Church of St. Andrew
-
- II

Church, 1912-13, by Grimshaw and Cunliffe. Snecked sandstone with
ashlar dressings, banded slate roof. Aisled nave as one vessel,
([he roof swept out over the aisles), gabled double transepts
embraced by nave roof, chancel flanked by side chapel and vestry,
south east tower; in Arts and Crafts Perpendicular style. South end
has large traceried window crossed by a panel of blind arcading, stepped
bands in the gable above; left of the 1st bay is a Tudor-style porch
with exaggerated chequered parapet, right of it is tower which
Tudor-arched doorway on east side, chequered 1st floor band, diagonal
buttresses, coupled 2-light belfry openings, and simplified battlements.
Aisles have 3 large segmental headed windows, transepts have tall
arched windows, both with idiosyncratic perpendicular tracery.
Interior of pink sandstone, has 5-bay aisle arcades on slim octagonal
columns, transverse arches to transepts; carved wooden screen to side
chapel set in elegant arcade with panelled spandrels. Wagon roof to
nave, king-post roof to chancel.


Listing NGR: SD7487828617

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