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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: CHAPEL OF ST LEONARD

List entry Number: 1362341

Location

CHAPEL OF ST LEONARD

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

County District District Type Parish
LancashireRibble ValleyDistrict AuthorityBillington and Langho

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 183498

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History

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Details

BILLINGTON OLD LANGHO SD 73 NW 2/13 Chapel of St.Leonard 24-11-1966 - I Church, said to be 1557, re-using dressings of c.1500, restored 1879. Sandstone blocks with stone slate roof. Comprises a nave with continuous chancel, a north vestry added in 1879, and a south porch. The west wall has a re-used moulded string course below window sill level. The window is of 4 cinquefoiled lights with Perpendicular tracery under a flat head. The mouldings of the head and jambs do not match. The gable is coped, with a bellcote at the apex. The south wall is of 2 bays with moulded plinth and has windows similar to the west window, but of 3 lights. The gabled porch has a chamfered outer doorway with Tudor arch. The inner doorway is moulded with segmental arch. The east wall is coped with kneelers and has a C19 window of 3 cinquefoiled lights under a Tudor-arched head with Perpendicular tracery. The north wall has 2 windows similar to those of the south wall. Various pieces of re-used carved stonework are set into the outer walls, including part of a nodding ogee canopy over the east window. Interior has C16 roof with king posts rising from moulded tie beams and with queen struts. At the east end of the south wall is a re-set trefoiled piscina with hood. Opposite, projecting from the north wall, is an elaborately carved stoup, again re-set. The pews were reconstructed in the C19 restoration, but retain their carved ends, many of which are carved with initials and with dates between 1688 and 1692.

Listing NGR: SD7010735863

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National Grid Reference: SD 70107 35854

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