CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1214466
Date first listed:
17-Jun-1986
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, NEW STREET

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Location

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

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 21713 35015

Details

LS28 NEW STREET SE2135SE PUDSEY (south side), Farsley Church of St. John 5/143 the Evangelist

II GV

Church. c1842/3 by William Wallen (Huddersfield), tower rebuilt c1895 by A. Child (Calverley), porch c1898. 4-stage west tower, south porch, nave, chancel, north transept. Gothic Revival Early English lancet style. Plinth, sill band. Tower: gabled porch attached to south. Angle buttresses with gabled offsets. 2nd stage: single light flanked by smaller blind windows. 3rd stage has 5-light window with 2 belfry lights. 4th stage: clasping buttresses surmounted by pinnacles, clock-face to each side, Lombard frieze and parapet. Nave: 6 bays articulated by gabled buttresses. Corbel table. Coped gable. Lower 2-bay chancel has 3-light east window with vesica (blind) above. Offset angle buttresses. Coped gable surmounted by cross. North transept attached to 1st bay of chancel has twin gables.

Interior: single vessel with 6-bay queen-post roof. West gallery carried on slender cast-iron columns. Pointed-arch to chancel rising from shafted columns. Pews and choir stalls with Early English style tracery. Octagonal carved oak pulpit of c1900 when linenfold panelling in Sanctuary was added Elaborate reredos by Messrs. Healey (Bradford). More panelling added to Chancel c1938. Unusual portable font (on modern stand) initialled and dated 1667 E. W. (Elkanah Wales, the Vicar in the C17).

The site for the church was given by Thomas Thornhill of Fixby Hall, Huddersfield (q.v.), the Lord of the Manor of Calverley and benefactor of the church.

Listing NGR: SE2171335015

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
341907
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: 16 Dec 2005
Reference: IOE01/14920/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Nigel Wood. Source Historic England Archive
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