CHURCH OF ST JOHN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257359
Date first listed:
20-Dec-1996
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN, ST JOHNS ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN, ST JOHNS ROAD

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

District:
Sefton (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 31750 98260

Details

CROSBY

SJ3198SE ST JOHN'S ROAD 778-1/7/119 (South side) Church of St John

II

Church. 1864-5, by Culshaw [Pevsner]; slightly altered. Coursed sandstone rubble with sandstone dressings, fishscale slate roof with bands of purple slate. STYLE: Early English, with lancet windows throughout. PLAN: nave with south porch and north baptistery to the west end, large transepts to the east end, chancel with side offices. EXTERIOR: the west gable of the nave, with angle-buttresses and bellcote, has 3 tall stepped lancets with hoodmoulds, a sillband stepped up and run out and beneath this 3 small oval lancets. The side walls, with buttresses and corbel-tables, have tall lancets, except the 1st bay on the south side which has a gabled porch with moulded 2-centred arched doorway and a small 3-sided apse on its west side, and the 1st bay on the north side which has a gabled baptistery in similar style. The roof has 2 early C20 inserted flat-roofed 5-light dormers in each side, and 2 square lead-clad pedestals (or ventilators?) on the ridge. The 2-bay transepts and 2-bay chancel are in matching style, with stepped lancets in the gables, the south transept has a shallow gabled porch beneath the windows, with a moulded 2-centred arched doorway, and the chancel roof has a dormer in each side like those of the nave. INTERIOR: large unaisled nave with transepts; good stained glass windows by various artists, including one at west end of north side by Kempe; pitch-pine pews with side aisles.

Listing NGR: SJ3175098260

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
463978
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South Lancashire, (1969), 419

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 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10630/21
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