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Church of St John, Goole

Description: Church of St John

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 165284

OS Grid Reference: SE7456923481
OS Grid Coordinates: 474569, 423481
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7024, -0.8719

Location: Church Street, Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire DN14 5BU

Locality: Goole
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN14 5BU

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Listing Text

SE 7423
(west side)
14/59 Church of St John (formerly
listed as Church of St John the
29.7.66 Evangelist)

Church. 1843-48 by William Hurst and W B Moffat, at the expense of the Aire
and Calder Navigation Company. Alterations of c1980 by Ronald Sims. Ashlar
and Welsh slate. Cruciform plan with 5-bay nave with south porch, 2-bay
transepts, crossing tower and 2-bay chancel. Polygonal vestry in angle of
chancel and north transept. Gothic Revival style. All windows pointed with
Perpendicular tracery and hoodmoulds. All bays articulated by stepped
buttresses terminating in gabled pinnacles. West end: 5-light transomed
window. Nave: 2-light windows. Pointed doorway with statue niche above to
porch. Transepts: north and south windows are 5-light with transoms. East
and west windows are 2 light. Pointed doorway beneath gable to east of
north transept. 3-stage tower with 2 trefoil-cusped lancets to each face to
first stage, clock face flanked by 4 blind panels with trefoil-cusped
tracery to second stage and two 2-light belfry openings to third stage ,
divided by stepped buttresses. Angle buttresses, openwork parapet with
gargoyles, 8 pinnacles. Broach spire with flying buttresses. Angle between
chancel and south transept contains a staircase turret with pointed door,
lancets and hexagonal cap. Single-storey vestry to north has pointed
doorway to north, and 2-light windows, with blind parapet. Chancel: 2-light
windows to north and south. 5-light transomed window to east. Stone
copings to gables and plain coped parapets throughout. Interior: much
altered in 1980's with insertion of unsympathetic stripped pine ceiling,
altar and altar rails. Fine original wrought-iron screen to choir and
reredos in Decorated style. Pevsner N, Yorkshire: the West Riding, 1959.

Listing NGR: SE7456923481

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Source: English Heritage

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