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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Out Rawcliffe, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8741 / 53°52'26"N

Longitude: -2.8957 / 2°53'44"W

OS Eastings: 341203

OS Northings: 442359

OS Grid: SD412423

Mapcode National: GBR 8R6M.WZ

Mapcode Global: WH84Y.HW9F

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361880

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185031

Location: Out Rawcliffe, Wyre, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Wyre

Civil Parish: Out Rawcliffe

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

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Listing Text


5/19 Church of St. John



Church, 1837-8 by John Dewhurst. Red brick with some sandstone dressings and
slate roof. Rectangular plan, with corner clasping buttresses carried upwards
as square turrets. North and South walls each of 8 bays, alternate bays separated
by buttresses of shallow projection. Beneath the stone cornice is a projecting
band carried on brick corbels. The 2 rows of narrow windows have plain reveals,
an outer rebate, and round heads. A brick string rises over each. The west wall
has continuous arcading on the 1st floor with similar details, alternate openings
being blank. Above, under the gable, is a circular stone plaque with chevron
border. Flanking the west door, above the impost band, are 2 windows. The west
door has a round arch of moulded bricks, which form 2 quarter-columns at each side,
with stone capitals and bases. Around the head is a chevron design in brick. The
east window is of 3 stepped lights with round heads. Under the gable is a circular
stone plaque. The corner turrets have 2 blank openings on each of their sides, and
stone cornices. The interior possibly had 3 galleries originally, but now has a
modern west gallery. The roof has trusses with tie beams and king posts, and
queen struts with pendant bosses, braced downwards to the walls. The 3-decker
pulpit is of grained timber with Romanesque details, A reredos is formed by
blank arcading with attached shafts and scalloped capitals, beneath a super-arch.

Listing NGR: SD4120342359

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