CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1162779
Date first listed:
02-Sep-1987
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, ALGERNON ROAD
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, BOLTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, ALGERNON ROAD
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, 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 73509 03842

Details

WORSLEY ALGERNON ROAD SD 70 SW (south side) 1/21 Church of St. John the - Baptist - II

Church. 1876. By J.M. and H. Taylor. Snecked stone with slate roof. Nave and polygonal chancel with north side chapel, transeptal vestry and organ chamber and crossing tower. Gothic Revival. 5-bay nave (no aisles) with 2 lancet windows in each bay and buttresses to south only. Baptistry under outshut roof adjacent to gabled porch. 2-bay chapel with cusp-headed lights. Gabled transept with tall 2-light Geometrical tracery windows. Cusped lancet to each side of polygonal chancel. Two 2-light west windows. The octagonal tower rises from a square via broaches; it has cusped belfry openings, a broach spire with lucarnes and a square stair turret in the angle between chancel and organ chamber. Interior: impressive scissor-braced rafter roof with wrought-iron ties. Double-chamfered chancel arch on corbels with foliated capitals. Unusual open pulpit adjacent to 2- bay side chapel arcade which has a plaster spandrel with figures and a text in relief. Bowl font on colonnettes. Stained glass. In planning, detailing and construction the church has all the quality and individuality which one expects from the Taylors.

Listing NGR: SD7350903842

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
211978
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: 20 Feb 2005
Reference: IOE01/11405/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr F. Bryan Basketter. Source Historic England Archive
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