Building Name

St. Michael & All Angels Foulridge near Colne Lancashire

1903 - 1905
Foulridge, Colne
Lancahire, England
New Build

The foundation‑stone of the church of St. Michael and All Angels, Foulridge, in the parish of Christ Church, Colne, Lancashire, was laid on Saturday by Mr W W B Hulton, Constable of Lancaster Castle. The church is a simple rendering of Early Perpendicular from designs by Mr. R. Bassnett Preston, ARIBA, of Manchester. [Building News 24 July 1903 p124]

The Bishop of Manchester consecrated on Monday a new church at Foulridge, near Colne, to be called St. Michael and All Angels. The church has cost £6,000. [Building News 26 May 1905 page 770]

Pleasantly near the reservoir lakes north of Colne. An excellent, quite personal composition to the east taken in as one approaches the church. The chancel has an undercroft, the Lady Chapel a canted bay. North tower near the east end. Uneventful interior. [Pevsner North Lancs Page 123]

Reference    Building News 24 July 1903 p124]
Reference    British Architect 24 July 1903 Page 72 - laying foundation stone
Reference    Building News 24 July 1903 page 124
Reference    Building News 26 May 1905 page 770 - consecration