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Roman Catholic Church of St Peter and St Paul, with Attached Presbytery

A Grade II Listed Building in Mawdesley, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6263 / 53°37'34"N

Longitude: -2.7452 / 2°44'42"W

OS Eastings: 350810

OS Northings: 414671

OS Grid: SD508146

Mapcode National: GBR 9V8H.GT

Mapcode Global: WH86C.S3YW

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church of St Peter and St Paul, with Attached Presbytery

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362121

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184419

Location: Mawdesley, Chorley, Lancashire, L40

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Mawdesley

Built-Up Area: Towngate

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Mawdesley with Bispham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 51 SW
13/165 Roman Catholic Church of
St. Peter and St. Paul, with
- attached presbytery
- II

Roman Catholic church and attached presbytery. 1830-31. Coursed squared
sandstone, slate roof with red ridging tiles. T-plan; 3-bay church with
4-bay house at south end. Church has rusticated quoins, buttresses with
offsets; entry at north east gable end which has an added single-storey
gabled porch in Gothic style at 1st floor 2 small vertical rectangular
windows with plain architraves and square hoodmoulds, each window of 2
lights with diamond lattice glazing continued in the head as intersecting
tracery, above these a plain band giving the impression of a pedimented
gable, and a gable bellcote; 3-bay side walls have one window in each bay,
all like those in the gable but larger. Interior: flat ceiling; small
sanctuary formed by multiple diminishing chamfered arches. Presbytery is
double-depth, 4 bays, 2 storeys, has rusticated quoins, hipped slate roof,
glazed porch to 3rd bay covering a recessed panelled door with moulded
surround and rectangular fanlight, and 12-pane sashed windows with plain
surrounds. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD5081014671

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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