CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072742
Date first listed:
09-Mar-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, ADDISON STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, ADDISON STREET

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Hyndburn (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 76317 29092

Details

ACCRINGTON ADDISON STREET SD 72 NE 5/2 Church of St. John the Evangelist - - II

Church, 1864-70, by H. Macauley. Rock-faced sandstone with ashlar dressings, steeply pitched slate roof with bands of green fishscale slates. Nave with one aisle, transepts, chancel, south-east tower with a spire; in free early Gothic style. Entrance at south end, by double doors, tympanum with carved emblem of the Evangelist under banded 2-centred arch; paired lancets each side; above, a large plate traceried 3-light window flanked by single-light windows. Five-bay nave with gabled porch on west side and 3 cross gables to aisle on east side; trefoils in these gables, otherwise most windows of 2 cusped lancets. Unusual 3-stage tower with free-standing pinnacles on colonnettes beside the octagonal spire. Interior: 3-bay aisle arcade on columns with crocketed capitals; chancel arch with corbelled shafts; gallery at south end. Wagon roofs, polygonal to chancel.

Listing NGR: SD7631729092

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
183798
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: 28 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/14366/13
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