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Church of St John the Evangelist, Pendlebury

Description: Church of St John the Evangelist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 211955

OS Grid Reference: SD7954900813
OS Grid Coordinates: 379549, 400813
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5036, -2.3098

Location: 27 A666, Salford M27 4JL

Locality: Pendlebury
County: Salford
Country: England
Postcode: M27 4JL

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Listing Text

SD 70 SE
(north-east side)
2/1 Church of
St. John the
- Evangelist
- II

Church. 1842 with chancel added in 1854 and baptistry in
1882. Rock-faced stone with slate roof. Nave and chancel
with west tower and porches on north and south. Neo-
Romanesque. 6-bay nave with projecting plinth, shallow
buttresses and a coped parapet above a corbel table. Each
bay has a tall round-arched window with hoodmould. South
porch is castellated whereas the north porch has a coped
gable. At each end of the nave square piers with nook shafts
and pyramidal caps rise above the parapet. Chancel has a 3-
light east window. 3-stage tower with shallow angled
buttresses, round-arched door, clock-faces in foiled
surround and a belfry stage with nook shafts, 5 tall round-
arched openings in each side and a shallow distinctive
pyramidal roof above bold brackets. Adjacent to the tower is
the semi-circular baptistry with conical roof. Interior:
Romanesque detailing continues throughout. Alternating king
and queen-post roof trusses have diagonally braced tie
beams. Chevron enrichment to chancel arch. Painted chancel
ceiling. Timber fittings include pews, stalls, pulpit and
west gallery which sits on barleysugar-twist cast-iron
columns with cushion capitals. Stone font. Stained glass.

Listing NGR: SD7954900813

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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