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RUINS OF WINDLESHAW ABBEY IN ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY (CHAPEL OF SAINT THOMAS OF CANTERBURY)

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: RUINS OF WINDLESHAW ABBEY IN ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY (CHAPEL OF SAINT THOMAS OF CANTERBURY)

List entry Number: 1199094

Location

RUINS OF WINDLESHAW ABBEY IN ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY (CHAPEL OF SAINT THOMAS OF CANTERBURY), ABBEY ROAD

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

County:

District: St. Helens

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Sep-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Aug-1985

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 216355

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 49 NE 3/65

ST. HELENS, ABBEY ROAD (west side), Ruins of Windleshaw Abbey in Roman Catholic Cemetery (Chapel of Saint Thomas of Canterbury)

(Formerly listed as Ruins of Windleshaw Abbey, Hard Lane under General)

11.9.51

G.V. II*

West tower and part of walls of chantry chapel of Sir Thomas Gerard, known as Windleshaw Abbey. c.1453. Stone. Tower has pointed entrance and west window with signs of tracery head, probably of 3-lights. 2-light bell openings have reticulated tracery, tracery bars missing to that on south side. Plain chamfered tower arch. Walls, partly reconstructed, support memorials, including a celtic-style cross at the east end.

Listing NGR: SJ4996296958

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National Grid Reference: SJ 49962 96958

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