CHURCH OF ST JOHN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1220393
Date first listed:
11-Aug-1972
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN, LIVERPOOL ROAD NORTH
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN, SCHOOL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN, LIVERPOOL ROAD NORTH
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN, SCHOOL LANE

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
West Lancashire (District Authority)
Parish:
Burscough
National Grid Reference:
SD 44499 12328

Details

BURSCOUGH

SD41SW LIVERPOOL ROAD NORTH 663-1/2/7 (East side) 11/08/72 Church of St John

II*

Church. 1829-32, by Daniel Stewart, for Church Commissioners; altered internally 1857; restored and chancel added 1887-9 by Waddington & Sons of Burnley; vestry added in C20. Sandstone ashlar, slate roof. Gothick style. Nave with added chancel and vestry added to south side of this. The gabled 3-bay west facade has 4 polygonal buttresses finished as embattled turrets, and a square bellcote on the apex with gableted sides and an ogival top with a crocketted pinnacle; a 2-centred arched west doorway with 2 orders of moulding, double doors with Gothick tracery, and a hoodmould with carved stops; a blind 3-light window above the doorway and tall 2-light blind windows in the outer bays. The 5-bay side walls have buttresses and tall 2-centred arched 2-light windows with deeply splayed reveals, tracery in the heads, hoodmoulds, and C20 glazing. The chancel has corner turrets, coupled 2-light windows in the sides and a 5-light east window. INTERIOR not inspected, but contains 3-sided galleries (inserted in 1857).

Listing NGR: SD4449912328

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
386251
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: 05 Jan 2003
Reference: IOE01/09290/24
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