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Recent updates and photographs of churches that maybe added in the future

26 January 2003

Burnley, St Peter added

15 December 2002

Pleasington, St Mary & St John Baptist added

23 November 2002

Warton, St Oswald added, 5000+ hits since April 14th2002, 1000+ in the last month

11 November 2002

Caton, St Paul added

3 November 2002

Lancaster, Scotforth, St Paul added

24 October 2002

Chipping, St Bartholomew added

22 October 2002

Bretherton, St John the Baptist added

2 October 2002

Blackpool, St Stephen-on-the-Cliffs added

28 September 2002

Bleasdale, St Eadmer added

23 August 2002

Garstang, St Thomas added, 30 churches now described

17 August 2002

Great Harwood, St Bartholomew added

14 August 2002

Churchtown (Kirkland), St Helen added

11 August 2002

Newchurch-in-Pendle, St Mary added

10 August 2002

Winwick, St Oswald added

7 August 2002

Westby, St Anne added

5 August 2002

Whalley, St Mary added

27 July 2002

Much Hoole, St Michael added

20 July 2002

Clitheroe, St Mary Magdalene added

14 July 2002

Whitechapel, St James added

7 July 2002

Out Rawcliffe, St John added

29 June 2002

Penwortham, St Mary added

13 June 2002

Great Urswick, St Mary & St Michael added

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7 June 2002

Aldingham, St Cuthbert added

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2 June 2002

Cartmel Fell, St Anthony added

1 June 2002

Website redesigned - no frames, better browser compatibility, The Churches page introduced (thumbnails), Location map revised

29 May 2002

Kirkham, St Michael and Broughton, St John Baptist added, Links page updated

26 May 2002

Guest Book added and location map revised

19 May 2002

Barnacre, All Saints added, News page added (this is it!)

29 April 2002

Melling, St Wilfrid added, Links page updated

14 April 2002

Lancashire Churches website goes live with photographs and commentaries on 11 churches

St Annes, Fairhaven Congregational (1907-12)

An exotic church by Briggs, Wolstenholme and Thornley, in white faience.

Fleetwood, St Peter (1840-41)

By Decimus Burton. It originallyhad a spire, and has a later east end by Paley & Austin.

Pilling, St John (old)

The south door of this redundant church has a datestone of1717 and a sundial of 1766.

Blackpool, St Stephen-on-the-Cliffs (1927)

By Austin & Paley. Brick without, stone within. The narthex (seen left) was completed in 2002.

Photographs and text Tony Boughen