Preston St Paul, Lancashire

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Preston St Paul,St Paul's Square was an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1830 from&nbsp; [[Preston_St_Wilfrid,_Lancashire]] Ancient Parish.<br>
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The first stone of St. Paul's Church was laid on Tuesday, 21st October, 1823. It was one of two churches ( the other [[Preston_St_Peter,_Lancashire]]) funded by money secured from parliament by the Bishop of Chester. Originally intended to build St Peter, petitioned by the Vicar of preston who saw the need for two parishes.&nbsp; The land forming the site of St. Paul's was given by Samuel Pole Shawe, Esq. The full cost of the building was about 6,500 pounds. <br>
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The church closed in the 1990's.
  
 
St. Paul's is a handsome structure, in the later English style, with four turrets; it was erected in 1825, and lay within the civil parish boundaries of St John Preston.  
 
St. Paul's is a handsome structure, in the later English style, with four turrets; it was erected in 1825, and lay within the civil parish boundaries of St John Preston.  

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Chapel History

Preston St Paul,St Paul's Square was an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1830 from  Preston_St_Wilfrid,_Lancashire Ancient Parish.

The first stone of St. Paul's Church was laid on Tuesday, 21st October, 1823. It was one of two churches ( the other Preston_St_Peter,_Lancashire) funded by money secured from parliament by the Bishop of Chester. Originally intended to build St Peter, petitioned by the Vicar of preston who saw the need for two parishes.  The land forming the site of St. Paul's was given by Samuel Pole Shawe, Esq. The full cost of the building was about 6,500 pounds.

The church closed in the 1990's.

St. Paul's is a handsome structure, in the later English style, with four turrets; it was erected in 1825, and lay within the civil parish boundaries of St John Preston.

Adpated from: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 609-616. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51223 Date accessed: 20 July 2010.

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