Lancashire

Churches

 

Introductory page
Latest updates and forthcoming churches
Descriptions of Lancashire churches
Location map and key
Architectural styles through the ages
Sources, acknowledgements and books
Buy books about church architecture
Church architecture websites
Find out about technical terms

 

A small selection of interesting and useful links about church architecture.

  Lancashire Churches

The Mystery Surrounding St Chad's Parish Church - detective work in Poulton le Fylde!

stchadpoulton.html

John Burke's Heysham - an illustrated history of St Peter's Church and St Patrick's Chapel.

http://www.bispham2.freeserve.co.uk/heysham/

Lancaster Priory & Parish Church - the church website has a good history with photographs.

http://www.priory.lancs.ac.uk/

St George the Martyr, Preston - information and pictures of a little known church.

http://www.ronw25013.pwp.

blueyonder.co.uk/st_george.htm

St Mary, Deane, Bolton - a "a village church still, and a proud one": Pevsner.

http://mysite.freeserve.com/deaneparish

/history.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

  English Churches

United Kingdom Churches - the DMOZ Open Directory Project listing

Click here

Silly Suffolk - "the medieval churches of a pious English county."

http://www.syllysuffolk.co.uk/

Simon's Suffolk Churches - a guide in words and photographs to the c.600 churches of the county.

http://www.suffolkchurches.co.uk/

St Mary's, Beverley, East Yorkshire - click Church Guide for a tour of a great parish church.

http://www.stmarysbeverley.org.uk/

St Mary & St David, Kilpeck, Herfordshire - probably the best known Norman church in England.

http://www.herefordwebpages.co.uk/kilpeck.shtml

Cheshire Churches - photographs of churches of all denominations

 http://www.moston.org/churches.html

Church Crawler - Phil Draper's ongoing celebration of church architecture.

 http://www.churchcrawler.co.uk

 

 

 

 

  Other Useful Links

Saints & Angels - biographies, illustrations, symbols, etc. - of saints and angels!

 http://saints.catholic.org/stsindex.html

The Ecclesiological Society - founded in 1879 "for those who love churches."

 http://www.ecclsoc.org/

The Churches Conservation Trust - caring for 325 churches no longer needed for parish use.

 http://www.visitchurches.org.uk/

Images of England - building a digital library of photographs of England's 370,000 Listed Buildings.

 http://www.imagesofengland.org.uk/

Pevsner Architectural Guides and The Buildings Books Trust - latest information about the series.

 http://www.pevsner.co.uk/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photographs and text Tony Boughen