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Latitude: 53.5617 / 53°33'42"N
Longitude: -2.5269 / 2°31'36"W
OS Eastings: 365193
OS Northings: 407359
OS Grid: SD651073
Mapcode National: GBR BWS7.QY
Mapcode Global: WH97T.4QYX
Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist
Listing Date: 9 August 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1067314
English Heritage Legacy ID: 210564
Location: Westhoughton, Bolton, BL5
Civil Parish: Westhoughton
Built-Up Area: Westhoughton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Wingates St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SD 60 NE
CHORLEY ROAD (north side)
Church of St. John the Evangelist
Church. 1858-9. By G. Shaw. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Nave, chancel and north vestry. Six-bay nave is wide, with low walls; two-light traceried windows between weathered buttresses. South gabled porch with segmental-pointed entrance and light over. West end has three-light window with pentangle in roundel and two trefoil-headed windows; two small buttresses. Bell cote to gable. Chancel has diagonal buttresses flanking three-light east window. South side has window of trefoil-headed lights with trefoils above and Y-tracery window flanking entrance with shouldered lintel. North lean-to vestry has triple pointed lights and entrance; brick stack on stone base.
Interior: roof has braced collar roof with pendants and wind braces. West gallery probably moved forward during late C20 alterations to make vestries and meeting room. Chancel has arch-braced roof, wainscotting and traceried reredos. C19 stained glass, good to east and south.
Listing NGR: SD6519307359
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