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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST THOMAS

List entry Number: 1072810

Location

CHURCH OF ST THOMAS, HELMSHORE ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
LancashireRossendaleDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 185677

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SD 72 SE HASLINGDEN HELMSHORE ROAD

5/99 Church of St. Thomas - - II

Church, 1850-51, by E.H. Shellard. Rock-faced sandstone, 2-span slate roof. West tower with broach spire, nave and chancel, with north aisle under separate roof. Decorated style, with reticulated tracery. Tower of 3 unequal stages with angle buttresses to the high 1st stage, has moulded arched west doorway with roll-moulded surround carried up from very low string course, a small lancet high above the door, similar lancets to the 2nd stage, 2-light belfry louvres, and a broach spire with 2-light lucarnes in the cardinal sides (modern clock faces below these). Five-bay nave with one buttress, gabled porch to 2nd bay, 2-light traceried windows; matching north aisle has 2-light west window and 3-light east window; chancel has larger 3-light window (all these with reticulated tracery). Interior: 5-bay aisle arcade of octagonal columns and double-chamfered arches with roll-moulding carried over the heads and linked by figured stops; arch-braced roof, the wall-posts carried on corbels, some carved; elaborate carved wooden chancel screen and canopied choir stalls. Commissioners' church, cost £2,500 (Pevsner).

Listing NGR: SD7828721244

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N - Title: The Buildings of England: South Lancashire - Date: 1969

National Grid Reference: SD 78287 21244

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