CHURCH OF ST JOHN EVANGELIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072077
Date first listed:
17-Dec-1968
Date of most recent amendment:
17-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN EVANGELIST

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN EVANGELIST

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Ribble Valley (District Authority)
Parish:
Read
National Grid Reference:
SD 76578 34764

Details

READ SD 73 SE 7/36 Church of St.John Evangelist 17-12-1968 - II

Church, 1884 by Ross of Accrington, with tower added 1911. Rock-faced sandstone with slate roof. Comprises a west tower with west chapel, a nave, a lower chancel which has a 3-sided apsidal east end, a north lean-to organ chamber and vestry, a gabled projection on the south, and a south porch. The nave, of 5 bays to the north and 4 to the south, has paired chamfered lancets. The porch is timber-framed above a stone base. Against the west wall, offset to the south, is the tower, which has angle buttresses which terminate with gablets against a stone spire. The bell openings are of 2 trefoiled lights with a trefoil under a pointed head. The west window is similar. To the north of the tower, against the west wall of the nave, is a single-storey lean-to chapel which has 3 windows each of one trefoiled light. Inside, the nave has scissor-braced trusses. At the west end 2 moulded pointed arches with octagonal column and semi-octagonal responds open into the chapel. A smaller arch to the south opens into the lower stage of the tower. The chancel arch is pointed and chamfered in 2 orders.

Listing NGR: SD7657834764

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
183521
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.

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Date: 16 May 2004
Reference: IOE01/12260/07
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