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Description: Church of St John
Date Listed: 20 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 183660
OS Grid Reference: SD3091336285
OS Grid Coordinates: 330913, 436285
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8182, -3.0509
SD 33 NW BLACKPOOL CHURCH STREET
2/4 Church of St. John
Church, 1878, by Garlick Park and Sykes. Stone with slate roofs. Nave
with low aisles, tall transepts, apsidal chancel, south west tower. Early
English style. Tower of 4 stages with angled buttresses rising to
prominent pinnacles and finials, 2 tall belfry louvres on each side. Aisles
have 3 triple-lancet windows, nave has three 3-light plate-traceried windows
under 2-centred arches. Transepts have 2 tall lancet-shaped windows with
plate-tracery; chancel has three 3-light windows with similar tracery.
Interior: nave arcade of cylindrical columns with circular caps simply
moulded, supporting three 2-centred arches with moulded soffits. Gallery
at west end. Wall posts on corbels at clerestory level; wagon roof with
small hammer beams linked by metal tie-rods. Chancel has screen in
Gothic style, and wooden panelling with Gothic decoration. Pulpit has
suspended sounding-board with domical cap of intricate open-work.
Listing NGR: SD3091336285
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Source: English Heritage
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