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Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Pendlebury, Salford

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Latitude: 53.5036 / 53°30'13"N

Longitude: -2.3098 / 2°18'35"W

OS Eastings: 379549

OS Northings: 400813

OS Grid: SD795008

Mapcode National: GBR D27.L1

Mapcode Global: WH989.H6BD

Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 2 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067507

English Heritage Legacy ID: 211955

Location: Salford, M27

County: Salford

Electoral Ward/Division: Pendlebury

Built-Up Area: Salford

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Pendlebury St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 70 SE
(north-east side)
2/1 Church of
St. John the
- Evangelist
- II

Church. 1842 with chancel added in 1854 and baptistry in
1882. Rock-faced stone with slate roof. Nave and chancel
with west tower and porches on north and south. Neo-
Romanesque. 6-bay nave with projecting plinth, shallow
buttresses and a coped parapet above a corbel table. Each
bay has a tall round-arched window with hoodmould. South
porch is castellated whereas the north porch has a coped
gable. At each end of the nave square piers with nook shafts
and pyramidal caps rise above the parapet. Chancel has a 3-
light east window. 3-stage tower with shallow angled
buttresses, round-arched door, clock-faces in foiled
surround and a belfry stage with nook shafts, 5 tall round-
arched openings in each side and a shallow distinctive
pyramidal roof above bold brackets. Adjacent to the tower is
the semi-circular baptistry with conical roof. Interior:
Romanesque detailing continues throughout. Alternating king
and queen-post roof trusses have diagonally braced tie
beams. Chevron enrichment to chancel arch. Painted chancel
ceiling. Timber fittings include pews, stalls, pulpit and
west gallery which sits on barleysugar-twist cast-iron
columns with cushion capitals. Stone font. Stained glass.

Listing NGR: SD7954900813

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

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