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Church of St John the Evangelist, Penistone

Description: Church of St John the Evangelist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 334044

OS Grid Reference: SE2598205228
OS Grid Coordinates: 425982, 405228
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5431, -1.6094

Location: Haigh Lane, Penistone, Barnsley S36 7JJ

Locality: Penistone
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S36 7JJ

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Listing Text

(west sides),
Hoyland Swaine
Church of St. John
the Evangelist


Church. 1869. By W. H. Crossland. Tooled squared stone. Slate roof.
West tower, three-bay nave with south porch and lean-to north aisle. Two-bay
chancel with north vestry. Gothic revival in Decorated style. Three-stage
west tower with reducing, angle buttresses. 3-light west window. Large,
paired, bell-chamber openings, louvred and with deep, hollow-chamfered
reveals. Crocketed corner pinnacles. Stair tower on south side. 2-light
nave windows, paired to bay 2, with traceried heads. Similar, shorter
chancel windows. Similar 3-light east window. Square-headed north aisle
windows of 2-lights.

Interior: three bay arcade to north on short octagonal piers, except that to
left which is round. Wagon roof to nave and chancel, with scissor bracing to
nave apex.

Listing NGR: SE2598205228

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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