CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356416
Date first listed:
24-Mar-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN, OLDHAM ROAD

Map

Ordnance survey map of CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1356416 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 19-Sep-2019 at 20:12:31.

Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN, OLDHAM ROAD

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

District:
Oldham (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 89850 01682

Details

SD 80 SE FAILSWORTH OLDHAM ROAD (south side) 6/40 Church of 24/3/66 St. John G.V. II Church. 1845-6. E. H. Shellard for the Church Commissioners. Hammer-dressed stone with slate roof. Nave with clerestory and aisles; west tower and chancel flanked by organ chamber and vestry. 6-bay nave and aisles with projecting plinth, sill band and corbelled eaves.Each bay has a weathered buttress and paired lancet windows under a continuous hoodmould. Spherical triangle clerestory lights. Gabled north porch. 4-stage tower with angled weathered buttresses, door in first stage, 2-light plate tracery window on second stage, clock faces with elaborate gabled surrounds on the third stage, 2-light belfry openings, and a broach spire with gabled lucarnes above a dogtooth-enriched band with corner gargoyles. 2-bay chancel with 3-lancet east window. Interior: nave arcade with clustered columns having moulded capitals and bases. Arch-braced roof trusses on columnar corbels with carved heads. Arcaded parapet to west gallery supported on cast-iron columns and now accommodating the organ. Stained glass and timber fittings. Rev. R. Loxham, Illustrations of churches, vol. 4, 1846-55.

Listing NGR: SD8985001682

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
212444
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Loxham, Reverend R , Illustrations of Churches 1846-1855

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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 08 Oct 2000
Reference: IOE01/02814/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Pamela Jackson. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].