CHURCH OF ST LUKE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1130417
Date first listed:
30-May-1963
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LUKE, PIT LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LUKE, PIT LANE

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

District:
Halton (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 51706 87751

Details

SJ 58 NW FORMER BOROUGH OF WIDNES PIT LANE Farnworth

2/94 Church of St. Luke

30.5.63 II*

Parish Church 1190 with C14 tower and alterations in C17 and C19. Red sandstone with slate roof. Square west tower 5 bay nave,side aisles, a south transept and chancel narrower and less lofty than the nave. Entrance porches are opposite in north and south aisles. Tower has corner buttresses, curvilinear west window and smaller louvred windows to all faced at bell-stage. Aisle windows curvilinear or lancet forms but there are perpendicular windows in the chancel and south transept. Clerestorey windows are pitched dormers, very little stained glass. The tower, chancel and transept are crenellated and the chancel has crocketted finials. Interior arcade gothic arches supported on octagonal columns with exception of the 2 north east bays which are circular with stiff leaf caps and common to the memorial chapel. The chancel has choir stalls with poppyheads. Oak screens separate the chapel from the north aisle and nave and the choir from the organ chamber. The chancel has a fine panelled oak ceiling and the nave braced collar trusses. The chapel contains good alabaster and marble monuments from 1635 and 1822.

Listing NGR: SJ5170687751

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
56055
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 23 Apr 2006
Reference: IOE01/13095/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Byrne. Source Historic England Archive
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