Church of St John the Evangelist, Burnley Road, Crawshawbooth, Rawtenstall - Rossendale

Built in 1890-92 by important regional architects Austin and Paley. Large sandstone church building, a significant feature of the local area. Lofty interior with fine original fittings. Has suffered from water ingress, severe dry rot and issues with maintenance. Closed for worship in 2012 and condition continues to deteriorate.

Church of St John the Evangelist, Burnley Road, Crawshawbooth, Rawtenstall - Rossendale
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1163934
  • Local Planning Authority: Rossendale
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

  • Building Name: Church of St John the Evangelist
  • Street Name: Burnley Road
  • Locality: Crawshawbooth, Rawtenstall
  • County: Lancashire
  • District / Borough: Rossendale
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Rossendale and Darwen
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Religious organisation

Contact Details

Tamsin Cooke 0161 242 1422

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England