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

Map

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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

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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

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Legacy System number: 463978

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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