St John, Emesgate Lane

St John, Emesgate Lane, Silverdale, Carnforth, Lancashire LA5 0RH View on map

Grade II* listed and designed by Ball and Elce of Manchester, consecrated in 1886. Built of local limestone with west tower, narrow aisles and transepts. Four bay nave with quatrefoil piers, open timber roof and tall narrow tower arch. Notable carving on piers by J J Milsom illustrating the Book of Revelation. Shrigley and Hunt windows in clerestory and at west end.


Opening Arrangements

The church is open every day, normally from about 9am until 5.30pm, on Sundays from 8am until 4.30pm (wintertime) or 7.30pm (summer time)


6 miles from junction 35 M6, on the coast, 5 miles from Carnforth. Emesgate Lane is the main road through Silverdale village. Rail: Silverdale (1¼ miles). Bus: ' Hail and Ride' shuttlebus connects with most trains at the station.

Parking Spaces


Free parking

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: No