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Former Chapel of St John and Attached Priest's House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wyre, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8523 / 53°51'8"N

Longitude: -2.9849 / 2°59'5"W

OS Eastings: 335309

OS Northings: 440017

OS Grid: SD353400

Mapcode National: GBR 7RLW.LS

Mapcode Global: WH853.3FWK

Entry Name: Former Chapel of St John and Attached Priest's House

Listing Date: 16 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184778

Location: Wyre, Lancashire, FY6

County: Lancashire

District: Wyre

Town: Wyre

Electoral Ward/Division: Breck

Built-Up Area: Poulton-le-Fylde

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Poulton-le-Fylde St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


Former Chapel of St John
2/1 and attached priest's house


Former Roman Catholic chapel and attached priest's house, dated 1813. Brick now
rendered slate roof. A rectangular range under one roof hipped at both ends, the
chapel of 3 bays and one storey occupying the northern two-thirds of the range;
entrance at north end now concealed by unsympathetic brick porch; datestone above
inscribed "I have loved, O Lord, the beauty of thy house, and the place where they Glory dwelleth. AD 1813", flanked by 2 semicircular "eye" windows; 3 tall round-headed windows of 2 lights with wooden Y-tracery in each side wall. Interior now partitioned across the middle. Presbytery 2 storeys, originally of 3 symmetrical bays with sashed windows, now partially concealed by ground floor lean-to across door and right window. Though altered, this building retains the form of a pre-Emancipation chapel.

Listing NGR: SD3530940017

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