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Latitude: 51.453 / 51°27'10"N
Longitude: -0.9609 / 0°57'39"W
OS Eastings: 472296
OS Northings: 173176
OS Grid: SU722731
Mapcode National: GBR QPG.7L
Mapcode Global: VHDWT.9RC0
Entry Name: Church of Saint John the Evangelist
Listing Date: 24 July 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113606
English Heritage Legacy ID: 39226
Location: Reading, RG1
Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey
Built-Up Area: Reading
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Reading St John the Evangelist and St Stephen
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
Church of St John
SU 7273 7/354 24.7.74.
Church of England. 1872-73 by W A Dixon. Large Early English style rock
faced Kentish Rag Church with buf f and red sandstone dressings. South-west
tower with angle buttresses and 2 light bell-stage openings. Gargoyles and
machicoliation below brick spire with gables. Columned doorway at front of
tower with carved lunette and applied crocketted gable over. Tripled west
window, stilted arches. Half octogan turrets of different heights flank west
front. Tall short nave and chancel, gabled aisle chapels. Stonework around
foundation stone excavated in order to remove the foundation stone.
Listing NGR: SU7229673176
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