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Description: Church of St John the Evangelist
Date Listed: 6 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212627
OS Grid Reference: SJ9527897823
OS Grid Coordinates: 395278, 397823
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4771, -2.0726
SJ 99 NE STALYBRIDGE OXFORD ROAD
4/163 Church of
St. John the
Church. 1838-40. E. Sharpe for the Church Commissioners.
Hammer-dressed stone with slate roof. 3-sided gallery plan
with west tower and small chancel. 5 bays with projecting
plinth, sill band and coped parapet. Each bay has 2 lancet
windows with hoodmoulds separated by slender weathered
buttresses. A sixth bay adjacent to the tower houses gallery
staircases. l-bay chancel. Raked gable parapets. 4-stage
tower has west door, setback weathered buttresses against
octagonal corner piers which rise as pinnacles, clock
apertures to third stage, 3 stepped lancets to belfry and a
coped parapet. Interior: octagonal columns support both the
galleries and the nave arcade. Panelled ceiling, west organ,
stained glass and a bowl-shaped stone font.
Listing NGR: SJ9527897823
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Source: English Heritage
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