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The Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Eckington, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3262 / 53°19'34"N

Longitude: -1.3988 / 1°23'55"W

OS Eastings: 440142

OS Northings: 381202

OS Grid: SK401812

Mapcode National: GBR LYNZ.ZC

Mapcode Global: WHDDX.HN4D

Entry Name: The Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 7 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054778

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79594

Location: Eckington, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S12

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Eckington

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Eckington and Ridgeway

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 48 SW
The Church of St John
The Evangelist
Anglican Church and Community Centre. 1838-40 by Woodhead and
Hurst. Tower 1883-4, alterations to form community centre 1984.
Coursed coal measures sandstone with ashlar dressings, moulded
copings and gables, cross finials to gables, and a Welsh slated
roof. South-west tower incorporating gabled porch, nave, north
and south aisles, and chancel with vestry to north wall. Tower
of rock-faced masonry of three stages, rising from a plainly
moulded plinth. Stairway incorporated within first stage, with
a doorway and lancets above. Stepped angle buttresses, with
set-offs to first stage. Triple lancet windows above gabled
porch, incorporated within the depth of a pointed arched
doorway, with deeply moulded surround and single attached
shafts. Hoodmould above, with a projecting ashlar apex above a
plain arch. Plain second stage, with unmoulded stringcourses
delineating stages. Bell stage incorporates octagonal corner
columns, which support octagonal pinnacles within moulded caps.
Twin lancet belfry lights with hoodmould incorporated within
stringcourse. Shallow parapet rises from a plain corbel table,
with moulded coping. Steep slated pyramidal roof. Three bay
south aisle, with tripartite lancets rising from a plain plinth,
and a simple corbel table. Aisle bays delineated by shallow
stepped buttresses. End bay with C20 double doorway. Six bay
nave with cinquefoil clerestory lights. Nave west gable has a
tall tripartite lancet window. Two bay chancel with single
shallow buttress and 2-light pointed arched windows beneath a
plain hoodmould with carved stops. Diagonal buttresses to east
gable, and a 4-light pointed arched window with geometrical
tracery, a hoodmould with stops and a continuous band linking
the cills with the buttresses. Single bay vestry with hipped
end to roof. Four bay north aisle, with elaborately moulded
kneeler, and now with C20 double doorway.

Listing NGR: SK4014281202

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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