FORMER CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1026696
Date first listed:
05-Jul-1950
Date of most recent amendment:
29-Jan-1982
Statutory Address:
FORMER CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, ST JOHN'S STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, ST JOHN'S STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
West Sussex
District:
Chichester (District Authority)
Parish:
Chichester
National Grid Reference:
SU 86381 04706

Details

In the following item:

1. ST J0HNS STREET 972 (East Side)

Former Church of St John the Evangelist SU 8604 NW 4/191 5.7.50 GV B The name should be amended to read: Former Church of St John the Evangelist

The grade should be amended from B to read: I

The description should be amended to read:.

1812-3, by James Elmes (1782-1862) of Oving, Sussex. Very remarkable survival from pre-Ecclesiologcal and pre-0xford Movement days. White brick partly rendered slate roof. Elongated octagon in plan. Pedimented W front with door in stone surrond of pilasters and entablature and, above that, an arched window set it a atone eared and moulded surround and with a blind balustrade beneath. The angles left and right each with a porch into the staircases up to the galleries. As the cupola, a miniature version of the Anoragic monument in Athens. To the sides, arched windows. At the rear,, the vestry. Interior with galleries on slender Egyptianate iron columns forming a rectangle within the octagonal grace. In front of the altar, which is a modern-table, towers a 3-decker pulpit, its.readers' desks square and one higher than the other, the pulpit proper circular and carried on a spirally fluted stem. Above and behind that, on the gallery, the organ.

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ST JOHN'S STREET 1. 972 (East Side) Church of St John the Evangelist SU 8604 NW 4/191 5.7.50. II GV 2. 1812-13. James Elmes, architect. White brick. Octagonal building with wider facets on north and south sides. West end with pediment and cupola. Round-headed windows. In north-west and south-west facets, splayed single-storeyed porches. Galeries inside.

Nos 4 to 6 (consec) and Church of St John form a group.

Listing NGR: SU8636904705

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
300074
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 16 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/08292/17
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