St Leonard's Church, Old Langho, Lancashire

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Old Langho Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB6 8AW
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The key to the church is available from the Black Bull Inn public house adjacent to the church
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A rare church built in the reign of Queen Mary I

The Old Church at Langho was completed in 1557. It is a rarity, for few churches were built in the reign of Mary I (1516-1558).

Much of the stonework, including carvings, windows, plinths, piscina and credence, is of high quality and almost certainly came from the recently dissolved Whalley Abbey nearby, as did the main roof timbers and fragmentary Medieval glass in the chancel.

The set of late seventeenth-century bench ends, with carved dates and initials is exceptional.

This is a Champing™ church.

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