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CHURCH OF ST JOHN EVANGELIST

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST JOHN EVANGELIST

List entry Number: 1073548

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN EVANGELIST, MARKET STREET

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

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Whitworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 185828

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SD 88874 19313

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