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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FORMER CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST

List entry Number: 1026696

Location

FORMER CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, ST JOHN'S STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
West SussexChichesterDistrict AuthorityChichester

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 05-Jul-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Jan-1982

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 300074

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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1. ST J0HNS STREET 972 (East Side)

Former Church of St John the Evangelist SU 8604 NW 4/191 5.7.50 GV B The name should be amended to read: Former Church of St John the Evangelist

The grade should be amended from B to read: I

The description should be amended to read:.

1812-3, by James Elmes (1782-1862) of Oving, Sussex. Very remarkable survival from pre-Ecclesiologcal and pre-0xford Movement days. White brick partly rendered slate roof. Elongated octagon in plan. Pedimented W front with door in stone surrond of pilasters and entablature and, above that, an arched window set it a atone eared and moulded surround and with a blind balustrade beneath. The angles left and right each with a porch into the staircases up to the galleries. As the cupola, a miniature version of the Anoragic monument in Athens. To the sides, arched windows. At the rear,, the vestry. Interior with galleries on slender Egyptianate iron columns forming a rectangle within the octagonal grace. In front of the altar, which is a modern-table, towers a 3-decker pulpit, its.readers' desks square and one higher than the other, the pulpit proper circular and carried on a spirally fluted stem. Above and behind that, on the gallery, the organ.

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ST JOHN'S STREET 1. 972 (East Side) Church of St John the Evangelist SU 8604 NW 4/191 5.7.50. II GV 2. 1812-13. James Elmes, architect. White brick. Octagonal building with wider facets on north and south sides. West end with pediment and cupola. Round-headed windows. In north-west and south-west facets, splayed single-storeyed porches. Galeries inside.

Nos 4 to 6 (consec) and Church of St John form a group.

Listing NGR: SU8636904705

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National Grid Reference: SU 86381 04706

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