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

Map

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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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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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

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Legacy System number: 300074

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing