CHURCH OF ST JOHN EVANGELIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1073548
Date first listed:
30-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN EVANGELIST, MARKET STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN EVANGELIST, MARKET STREET

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Rossendale (District Authority)
Parish:
Whitworth
National Grid Reference:
SD 88874 19313

Details

SD 81 NE WHITWORTH (off) MARKET STREET Facit

11/249 Church of St. John Evangelist - - II

Church, 1871, by Medland and Henry Taylor. Rock-faced sandstone, slate roof with bands of pink slates. Nave, south-west tower, chancel with side offices; in High Victorian Gothic. Four-stage tower with angle-buttresses has north-west cylindrical stair turret with conical top at 3rd stage, triple-chamfered arched doorway on south side, lancets at 2nd and 3rd stages; weathering to set-back panelled belfry which has 2 deeply-chamfered louvres on each side; high embattled parapet with corner pinnacles. West front has gabled and pinnacled surround to 2 arched doorways within a single arch, on each side a plate tracery rose with relieving arch; a lettered frieze; and large tripartite west window with plate tracery. Buttressed 4-bay nave has two gableted 2-light windows and 2 lancets. Organ house has 2 quatrefoils, chancel has lancet and large 5-light plate- traceried east window. Interior: arch-braced hammerbeam king-post roof with curved struts across the great span of the nave; carved wood reredos and panelling in chancel; otherwise, very simple.

Listing NGR: SD8887419313

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
185828
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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