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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Blackpool, Blackpool

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Latitude: 53.8182 / 53°49'5"N

Longitude: -3.0509 / 3°3'3"W

OS Eastings: 330913

OS Northings: 436285

OS Grid: SD309362

Mapcode National: GBR ZKL.JV

Mapcode Global: WH858.39H6

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 20 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362391

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183660

Location: Blackpool, FY1

County: Blackpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Talbot

Built-Up Area: Blackpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Blackpool St John

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


2/4 Church of St. John


Church, 1878, by Garlick Park and Sykes. Stone with slate roofs. Nave
with low aisles, tall transepts, apsidal chancel, south west tower. Early
English style. Tower of 4 stages with angled buttresses rising to
prominent pinnacles and finials, 2 tall belfry louvres on each side. Aisles
have 3 triple-lancet windows, nave has three 3-light plate-traceried windows
under 2-centred arches. Transepts have 2 tall lancet-shaped windows with
plate-tracery; chancel has three 3-light windows with similar tracery.
Interior: nave arcade of cylindrical columns with circular caps simply
moulded, supporting three 2-centred arches with moulded soffits. Gallery
at west end. Wall posts on corbels at clerestory level; wagon roof with
small hammer beams linked by metal tie-rods. Chancel has screen in
Gothic style, and wooden panelling with Gothic decoration. Pulpit has
suspended sounding-board with domical cap of intricate open-work.

Listing NGR: SD3091336285

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