Poulton-le-Fylde - St John the Evangelist

An  early  twentieth  century  church  by  Pugin  &  Pugin,  with  fairly  strong architectural character. It is little-altered, retaining interior fixtures, fittings and essential layout.

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Preston - Blessed Sacrament

Fairly early work by Reynolds and Scott, and an interesting essay in the Modern Romanesque style still being favoured in the 1950s. The interior is perhaps more impressive than the exterior.

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Preston - Holy Family

Post war church, not of special architectural or historic interest.

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Preston - Our Lady and St Bernard

Post-war church, not of special architectural or historic interest.

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Preston - Our Lady and St Edward

Mid C20 Modern Romanesque church. The exterior is plain, although the west tower is a forceful design; the interior is an impressive volume.

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Preston - Sacred Heart

Late Gothic revival church, not of special architectural or historic interest, but located in a conservation area. Interior not inspected.

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Preston - St Anthony of Padua

The culmination of the major Preston church building programme of the 1950s. An impressive late work by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, essentially unaltered.

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Preston - St Clare

Post war church, not (on the basis of external inspection) of special architectural or historic interest.

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Preston - St Gregory the Great

Stately brick W C Mangan church with a bold octagonal west tower.

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Preston - St Ignatius

An early, archaeologically correct Gothic Revival church with significant later adaptations, all by major nineteenth century Catholic architects. The church and its spire form a major landmark in the town, and are at the heart of a designated conservation area.

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Preston - St Joseph

Church built in the heart of the cotton district, with an unremarkable brick exterior and impressive internal volume and fittings.

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Preston - St Maria Goretti

Post-war church with quite a striking interior.

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Preston - St Peter and St Paul

Post-war  church  converted  from  an  old  egg-packing  station;  not  of  special architectural or historic interest.

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Preston - St Teresa

Thin, late essay in Early English gothic revival by a local architect. Of some scale and architectural ambition, but not of special architectural or historic interest.

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Preston - St Thomas of Canterbury and the English Martyrs

Major church in gothic style by E.W.Pugin, and the earliest and best example of Canon James Taylor’s architectural patronage. The building is a prominent feature in the local townscape and has internal furnishings of high quality.

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Preston - St Walburge

Arguably the supreme monument of Lancashire Catholicism, built by J.A.Hansom at a time of resurgent confidence. The 309 ft needle spire is a major city landmark, its white limestone contrasting vividly with the brown sandstone of the church. The wide volume of the nave, with its hammer-beam roof, is a remarkable accomplishment of Victorian carpentry and design. Part of an important complex of historic buildings to the west of the city centre.

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Preston - St Wilfrid

Jesuit  church  dating  originally  from  the  immediate  post-Relief  Act  period,  but almost   entirely   and   magnificently   rebuilt   in   the   late   nineteenth   century. Particularly notable for the richness of the internal architecture and furnishings. Located in the Winckley Square conservation area.

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Scorton - St Mary and St George

Fine stone built church by the Hansoms, well maintained and little altered, which forms a good group with the adjoining presbytery, boundary walls, gates and gatepiers, on the edge of the village conservation area.

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Seascale - St Joseph

Post war church, not of special architectural or historic interest.

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Silloth - Our Lady of the Assumption

A simple mid-Victorian Gothic chapel, built for Congregational use, which is of local interest and makes a positive contribution to the character and appearance of the conservation area.

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