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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 THE SACRED HEART

List entry Number: 1203720

Location

CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART, BROOKE STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
LancashireChorleyDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Feb-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 357545

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History

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Details

SD 51 NE CHORLEY BROOKE STREET



5/30 Church of the Sacred Heart - - II

Church, 1894, by E. Kirby. Yellow rock-faced stone with red sandstone dressings, slate roof. High nave with aisles and polygonal apse, in Geometrical style. Principal feature of interest is tall gable front (to Brooke Street) which has angle buttresses terminating in short pinnacles, and a giant splayed and moulded arch of red sandstone with 4 orders. This embraces a gableted splayed portal with moulded arch within which are coupled trefoil-headed doorways and a spherical triangle in the head containing 3 trefoils; above this the wall is panelled, with decorative coursing. The head of the arch is filled by a rose window with a cusped centre, containing a cross, surrounded by 8 quatrefoils. To 1st bay large gabled porches with deep arch, spherical triangle with flowing tracery over. Clerestory of arched windows with 2 trefoil lights and a cinquefoil in the head and hoodmould, between pilaster strips. Interior: arcade of polished columns with moulded octagonal caps and 2-centred arches; arch-braced roof; high east window breaking the cornice.

Listing NGR: SD5904217190

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National Grid Reference: SD 59042 17190

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