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CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE 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 THE EVANGELIST

List entry Number: 1205660

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, CHURCH SQUARE

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

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Worsthorne-with-Hurstwood

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Dec-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 184044

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SD 83 SE WORSTHORNE WITH CHURCH SQUARE HURSTWOOD Worsthorne

3/38 Church of St. John the Evangelist 17.12.1968 GV II

Church, now church and assembly rooms. 1834-5, said to be by Lewis Vulliamy (Pevsner), with chancel 1894 by W.B. Colbram, west tower 1903 by Austin and Paley; altered internally. Squared sandstone (chancel rockfaced, tower snecked), slate roof. Early English style. Wide 5-bay nave (formerly a galleried auditorium) has shallow buttresses and a large lancet in each bay. Added chancel in matching style, with triple lancet east window. Stout west tower of square plan and 3 unequal stages, the upper half set back, has broad clasping pilaster-strips, moulded arched west doorway with shafts and hoodmould (up 5 steps protected on one side by modern wrought iron railings incorporating symbols of local history and economy, e.g. shuttle, mine winding gear, cattle); above the door coupled lancets with hoodmoulds, small chamfered windows to ringing chamber, single small arched belfry louvres, flanked by roundels, and set-back parapet with corner cops. Interior: laterally partitioned in 1973 making 2-storey assembly rooms in west end; galleries removed 1902, plaster removed 1929; moulded arches to chancel and organ house, and elaborate open-work roof trusses survive. History: closely connected with Hargreaves and Thursby families of Ormerod Hall, colliery proprietors and principal contributors to all stages of building.

Listing NGR: SD8763532401

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National Grid Reference: SD 87635 32401

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