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Description: Church of St John
Date Listed: 15 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 272729
OS Grid Reference: SK0988006676
OS Grid Coordinates: 409880, 306676
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6577, -1.8554
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SK 00 NE WALL C.P. GREEN LANE
5/113 Church of St. John
Parish church. 1839 by Scott and Moffat. Pale yellow chisel finished
sandstone; tiled roofs on corbelled eaves with verge parapets. West
steeple, nave and chancel. Steeple: a square tower of approximately
3 stages on a plinth with 2 stage diagonal buttresses is chamfered
in at the last stage to form an octagonal base for the short spire;
single stage of small lucarnes and a small slit trefoil-headed window
over the pointed west door. Nave: of four bays on plinth and divided
by two stage buttresses; two-light, square-headed trefoil-light windows
to each bay. Chancel: lower than nave of similar details and of one
short bay; 3-light, labelled pointed, Perpendicular-style window with
panel tracery. Interior: plain-finished, plastered nave; single hammer
beam and arch braced roof with double purlins and exposed rafters.
Narrow, pointed chancel arch. Reading desk: fretted brasswork. Font:
stone, octagonal, on stand. The church is skilfully set at the top
of a rise making an attractive and prominent feature. B.O.E., p.291.
Listing NGR: SK0988006676
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Source: English Heritage
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