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Church of the Good Shepherd

A Grade II Listed Building in Tatham, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0831 / 54°4'59"N

Longitude: -2.5303 / 2°31'49"W

OS Eastings: 365404

OS Northings: 465374

OS Grid: SD654653

Mapcode National: GBR BPR7.Z2

Mapcode Global: WH959.3MCN

Entry Name: Church of the Good Shepherd

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362587

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182609

Location: Tatham, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Tatham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Tatham Fells The Good Shepherd

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 66 NE TATHAM

3/73 Church of the Good Shepherd
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- II

Church, 1888 by Paley and Austin. Sandstone rubble with stone slate roofs.
Comprises a nave and chancel, with central tower, and lean-to vestry on
north side of tower. Nave has chamfered mullioned windows with round heads
to lights. On the north side are 2 of two lights. On the south side is one
of 3 lights. At the east end of the south wall is a gabled porch. The west
window is of 2 round-headed lights under a pointed head with Perpendicular
tracery. The tower is buttressed on the north and south sides. On the
south side it has a window of 2 round-headed lights under a pointed head
with Perpendicular tracery. The bell openings are each of one trefoiled
light under a flat head with hood and have stone louvres. The pyramid roof
is set back behind a parapet with coping. On the south side the chancel
has 2 hollow-chamfered windows with round-headed lights under flat heads
with hoods. The right-hand one is of one light. The left-hand one is of 2
lights and appears to be partly C16th and re-used from an earlier chapel
on the site. The east window is of 4 lights with Perpendicular tracery and
pointed head. Inside, the nave has 5 trusses with arch-braced collars and
king posts. The central truss also has a tie beam. To each side of the
tower are pointed arches chamfered in 2 orders. The pews are of pitch
pine, the pulpit and front choir stalls also having turned baluster
decoration. The communion rails have turned balusters and appear to be
C18th and re-used. The east and west windows contain early C20th glass. In
the vestry are re-set C18th wall tablets and a small octagonal stone font
with C17th font cover.


Listing NGR: SD6540465374

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