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HISTORY - CHURCH OF ST ANNE


Building Name: CHURCH OF ST ANNE,
Parish: GREAT ECCLESTON
District: WYRE
County: LANCASHIRE
Postcode:
LBS Number: 185015
Grade: II
Date Listed: 17/04/67
Date of Last Amendment: 17/04/67
Listing Text:
SD 43 NW GREAT ECCLESTON COPP
7/3 Church of St. Anne 17-4-1967
GV II

Church, 1884-5, with C18th remains. Coursed sandstone with slate roof. Comprises a west tower, nave, lower chancel, and south porch. Tower, originally built 1841 and encased and raised during the rebuilding, of 3 stages with lancet bell openings and an embattled parapet carried on a corbel table. South nave wall has 4 bays to east of porch, with lancet windows. The chancel has one bay with paired lancets. The east window is of 3 stepped lancet lights under a round hood. Above the porch door, which has a chamfered surround with shouldered lintel, is a plaque inscribed 'S.A.1723'. This refers to original church on this site, parts of which are said to be retained within the present fabric. Interior has open timber roof with bolted king posts having curved braces to the principals, and with curved queen struts. The chancel roof has scissor-braced rafters. The west gallery has a front of raised panels and is carried on iron columns with foliated caps.