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Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 921-1, 10, 61
Date assigned Thursday, December 4, 1958
Date last amended


Roman Catholic church. 1836. By ME Hadfield & TG Weightman for the 12th Duke of Norfolk. Millstone grit ashlar and Welsh slate roof with deeply overhanging eaves which form pedimented gables. STYLE: Neo-classical. PLAN: nave and apsidal sanctuary set within rectangular plan with vestries to rear over basement. EXTERIOR: plinth and plain entablature. East, ritual west, entrance front has rusticated ashlar facade with 4 giant Tuscan Doric pilasters and central doorway with 6-panel double doors and overlight in moulded ashlar surround with bracketed hood. Either side single windows with 10-pane casements in moulded ashlar surrounds with flat hoods. Above central recessed panel flanked by single 16-pane sashes in recessed plain surrounds. Above in pediment small circular window with ashlar surround. Side elevations each have pairs of giant Tuscan Doric pilasters at either end and 5 tall windows in shouldered ashlar surrounds, those to west with glazing bar sashes. West, ritual east front single giant Tuscan Doric pilasters at either end and single small 16-pane sash to left. Above in pediment small circular window with ashlar surround. Above again large ashlar bellcote has single round arched opening with bell, bracketed cornice and cross finial. INTERIOR: nave has coved plaster ceiling and gallery with open balustrade supported by large console brackets and reached from steps in internal porch. Sanctuary with elliptical arch flanked by doors to vestries has coved plaster ceiling. Furnishings include open-backed nave benches and more elaborate choir stalls with later sanctuary rails. Good set of early C20 stained glass windows with central figures of saints and martyrs in complex Renaissance surrounds.

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Grid reference SK 03838 94830 (point)
Map sheet SK09SW

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Apr 18 2016 2:28PM

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