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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: CHURCH OF ST JOHN

List entry Number: 1362391

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN, CHURCH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
BlackpoolUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Oct-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 183660

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SD 33 NW BLACKPOOL CHURCH STREET

2/4 Church of St. John

II

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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National Grid Reference: SD 30913 36285

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