CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1067507

Date first listed: 02-Sep-1987

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

Map

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Location

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

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

District: Salford (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 79549 00813

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History

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Details

SWINTON & PENDLEBURY BOLTON ROAD SD 70 SE (north-east side) 2/1 Church of St. John the - Evangelist - II

Church. 1842 with chancel added in 1854 and baptistry in 1882. Rock-faced stone with slate roof. Nave and chancel with west tower and porches on north and south. Neo- Romanesque. 6-bay nave with projecting plinth, shallow buttresses and a coped parapet above a corbel table. Each bay has a tall round-arched window with hoodmould. South porch is castellated whereas the north porch has a coped gable. At each end of the nave square piers with nook shafts and pyramidal caps rise above the parapet. Chancel has a 3- light east window. 3-stage tower with shallow angled buttresses, round-arched door, clock-faces in foiled surround and a belfry stage with nook shafts, 5 tall round- arched openings in each side and a shallow distinctive pyramidal roof above bold brackets. Adjacent to the tower is the semi-circular baptistry with conical roof. Interior: Romanesque detailing continues throughout. Alternating king and queen-post roof trusses have diagonally braced tie beams. Chevron enrichment to chancel arch. Painted chancel ceiling. Timber fittings include pews, stalls, pulpit and west gallery which sits on barleysugar-twist cast-iron columns with cushion capitals. Stone font. Stained glass.

Listing NGR: SD7954900813

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 211955

Legacy System: LBS

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