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Church of St John Evangelist, Saint Helens

Description: Church of St John Evangelist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 216366

OS Grid Reference: SJ4986594093
OS Grid Coordinates: 349865, 394093
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4412, -2.7562

Location: Crossley Road, St Helens WA10 3NW

Locality: Saint Helens
County: St Helens
Country: England
Postcode: WA10 3NW

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/76 Church of
Saint John
- Evangelist

- II

Church. 1869-70. J.M. and H. Taylor. Rubble walling of
stone and industrial waste with brick banding and brick and
stone dressings, slate roof. Nave with double-pitched roof
and north porch; chancel with north chapel and south organ
loft under lean-to roofs. Nave of 4 bays with deep,
weathered buttresses flanked by lancets. Porch has lean-to
roof and gabled entrance. West end has triple lancets with
window above of 4-lights with simple brick tracery; flanking
buttresses and end paired lancets. Chancel has clerestory
with 2 lancets; east window of 3 lights with Geometrical
tracery with flanking gabled and panelled buttresses. Chapel
has window of 4 lancets to north and east 2-light window
with patterned brick tympanum. Organ loft has 2-light window
with segmental-headed lights and patterned brick tympanum.
Bellcote at junction of nave and chancel and flanking
pinnacles with eagle finials. Lateral stack to south side of
chancel. Interior has nave roof of double hammer beam
trusses. Brick walls with some polychromy. Chancel screen of
wrought iron dated 1885. Font of pudding basin form with 4
angle shafts. Pulpit has square brick base and octagonal top
with broaches in angles and cusped niche. Chancel has 3-bay
arcading with no moulding or capitals. Timber reredos.
Chapel has C20 screen. Good stained glass east window of
1884; lower west window commemorates nurse who died in South
African war, 1900.

Listing NGR: SJ4986594093

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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