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Latitude: 53.5923 / 53°35'32"N
Longitude: -0.6415 / 0°38'29"W
OS Eastings: 490012
OS Northings: 411492
OS Grid: SE900114
Mapcode National: GBR RVYW.XZ
Mapcode Global: WHGG6.3YSY
Entry Name: Former Church of St John
Listing Date: 28 March 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1083612
English Heritage Legacy ID: 166268
Location: North Lincolnshire, DN15
County: North Lincolnshire
Electoral Ward/Division: Town
Built-Up Area: Scunthorpe
Traditional County: Lincolnshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire
Church of England Parish: Frodingham and New Brumby
Church of England Diocese: Lincoln
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 18/06/2015
SE 81 SE
SE 91 SW
CHURCH SQUARE (east side)
Former Church of St John
(Formerly listed as Church of St John)
Former church, now in use as an arts centre. Built 1890 by J S Crowther for Rowland Winn, 1st Lord St Oswald. Rock-faced blocks of local Frodingham ironstone with Ancaster limestone ashlar dressings and carved details, slate roof. Gothic Revival style. West tower, 5-bay aisled nave with north porch, south transept, a 3-bay chancel with vestry on south side. 4-stage tower has buttresses, ornate west entrance with a pointed arch and setback carved oak doors, traceried windows, clock faces on each side and twin 2-light belfry openings beneath a panelled battlemented parapet with crocketed finials. Nave has 3-light aisle windows between buttresses and paired 2-light clerestory windows. Ornate north porch has blocked doorway surmounted by niches, pinnacles etc. Chancel has 3-light windows and a 4-light east window. Apart from a rose window in the transept-end, all openings are pointed with Early Perpendicular style tracery. Elaborate corbel tables, gargoyles, battlemented parapets and crocketed finials throughout.
Interior: nave arcades have octagonal piers and castellated capitals. Hammer-beam roofs with carved angel corbels to nave and chancel. Ornate octagonal marble font. Fittings include carved pulpit, vicar's stall, choir stalls, altar rails and screen. Chancel now screened off by c.1960s glazed partition. Church was declared redundant in April 1984. An accomplished late Victorian Gothic Revival church displaying a very high quality of workmanship and sophisticated use of the local ironstone.
Listing NGR: SE9001211492
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