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Description: Church of St John Evangelist
Date Listed: 17 December 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 183521
OS Grid Reference: SD7657834764
OS Grid Coordinates: 376578, 434764
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8086, -2.3571
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SD 73 SE
7/36 Church of St.John Evangelist
Church, 1884 by Ross of Accrington, with tower added 1911. Rock-faced
sandstone with slate roof. Comprises a west tower with west chapel, a
nave, a lower chancel which has a 3-sided apsidal east end, a north
lean-to organ chamber and vestry, a gabled projection on the south, and a
south porch. The nave, of 5 bays to the north and 4 to the south, has
paired chamfered lancets. The porch is timber-framed above a stone base.
Against the west wall, offset to the south, is the tower, which has angle
buttresses which terminate with gablets against a stone spire. The bell
openings are of 2 trefoiled lights with a trefoil under a pointed head.
The west window is similar. To the north of the tower, against the west
wall of the nave, is a single-storey lean-to chapel which has 3 windows
each of one trefoiled light. Inside, the nave has scissor-braced trusses.
At the west end 2 moulded pointed arches with octagonal column and
semi-octagonal responds open into the chapel. A smaller arch to the south
opens into the lower stage of the tower. The chancel arch is pointed and
chamfered in 2 orders.
Listing NGR: SD7657834764
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Source: English Heritage
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