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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.


List entry Number: 1254469



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


District: Manchester

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Oct-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 457307

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SJ89NE ST JOHN'S ROAD, Longsight 698-1/5/739 (West side) 03/10/74 Church of St John


Church. 1845-46, by J.E.Gregan; altered. Snecked yellow sandstone rubble with gritstone dressings, steeply-pitched slate roofs. Early English style. Nave with south-west steeple, north and south aisles, south porch, north and south transepts, chancel with north vestry. The 3-stage tower, the upper stages successivey set back, has diagonal buttresses and a canted north-west stair turret, cusped lancets to the 1st and 2nd stages, 2-centred arched 2-light belfry windows, and a broach spire with lucarnes on 2 levels. The gabled south porch next to this has a 2-centred arched doorway with shafts and moulded surround (nail-head carving begun on the right-hand side but not continued or completed), a hoodmould with figured stops, and double doors with strap hinges in Celtic style. The 3-bay nave has coupled lancet clerestory windows and a very large 4-light west window with geometrical tracery; the aisles have buttresses and lancet windows; the transepts have triple lancets and quatrefoils above; and the one-bay chancel has a large east window with 3 trefoil lights and geometrical tracery. Gabled vestry attached to east side of north transept, with moulded 2-centred arched doorway, and addition to left linking it to chancel. Interior not inspected. Forms group with St John's CE Primary School (Mitre Road) to east (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8662095599

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National Grid Reference: SJ 86620 95599


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