CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1067314

Date first listed: 09-Aug-1966

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, CHORLEY ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, CHORLEY ROAD

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

District: Bolton (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Westhoughton

National Grid Reference: SD 65193 07359

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Details

SD 60 NE 8/84

WESTHOUGHTON Wingates CHORLEY ROAD (north side) Church of St. John the Evangelist 9/8/66

II Church. 1858-9. By G. Shaw. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Nave, chancel and north vestry. Six-bay nave is wide, with low walls; two-light traceried windows between weathered buttresses. South gabled porch with segmental-pointed entrance and light over. West end has three-light window with pentangle in roundel and two trefoil-headed windows; two small buttresses. Bell cote to gable. Chancel has diagonal buttresses flanking three-light east window. South side has window of trefoil-headed lights with trefoils above and Y-tracery window flanking entrance with shouldered lintel. North lean-to vestry has triple pointed lights and entrance; brick stack on stone base.

Interior: roof has braced collar roof with pendants and wind braces. West gallery probably moved forward during late C20 alterations to make vestries and meeting room. Chancel has arch-braced roof, wainscotting and traceried reredos. C19 stained glass, good to east and south.

Listing NGR: SD6519307359

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 210564

Legacy System: LBS

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