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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 GOOD SHEPHERD

List entry Number: 1362587

Location

CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD

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

County District District Type Parish
LancashireLancasterDistrict AuthorityTatham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 182609

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Details

SD 66 NE TATHAM

3/73 Church of the Good Shepherd - - 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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National Grid Reference: SD 65404 65374

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