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Former Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade I Listed Building in Chichester, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8355 / 50°50'7"N

Longitude: -0.7747 / 0°46'28"W

OS Eastings: 486381

OS Northings: 104707

OS Grid: SU863047

Mapcode National: GBR DGS.GZG

Mapcode Global: FRA 968W.N06

Plus Code: 9C2XR6PG+54

Entry Name: Former Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 5 July 1950

Last Amended: 29 January 1982

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1026696

English Heritage Legacy ID: 300074

ID on this website: 101026696

Location: Chichester, West Sussex, PO19

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Chichester

Built-Up Area: Chichester

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Chichester St Pancras

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Former Church of St John the
SU 8604 NW 4/191 5.7.50

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.


(East Side)
Church of St John the
SU 8604 NW 4/191 5.7.50.
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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