Christ Church, Over Wyresdale
|Christ Church, Over Wyresdale|
Christ Church, Over Wyresdale, from the southeast
|OS grid reference||SD 551 544|
|Heritage designation||Grade II|
|Designated||2 May 1968|
|Architect(s)||John Douglas (restoration)|
|Materials||Sandstone rubble, slate roofs|
|Deanery||Lancaster and Morecambe|
|Vicar(s)||Rev Cindy Rigney|
Christ Church, Over Wyresdale, stands in an isolated position to the west of the village of Abbeystead, Lancashire, England. The church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building. It is an active Anglican parish church in the diocese of Blackburn, the archdeaconry of Lancaster, and the deanery of Lancaster. Its benefice is combined with those of St Mark, Dolphinholme, and St Peter, Quernmore.
The church dates from 1733 and it was restored in 1894 by the Chester architect John Douglas who added a spire to the tower and built a new chancel. It is built in sandstone rubble with slate roofs and consists of a west tower, a nave with a lower chancel, a south porch, and a north vestry. The pulpit is dated 1684.
- Historic England. "Christ Church, Over Wyresdale (1071626)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 8 July 2013.
- Christ Church, Over Wyresdale, Church of England, retrieved 1 June 2011
- Pevsner, Nikolaus (2002) , North Lancashire, The Buildings of England, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, p. 186, ISBN 0-300-09617-8
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