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Latitude: 53.7348 / 53°44'5"N
Longitude: -2.3469 / 2°20'48"W
OS Eastings: 377214
OS Northings: 426545
OS Grid: SD772265
Mapcode National: GBR DT17.PX
Mapcode Global: WH973.XDM5
Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist
Listing Date: 9 March 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1072757
English Heritage Legacy ID: 183821
Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5
Electoral Ward/Division: Baxenden
Built-Up Area: Accrington
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Baxenden St John
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
ACCRINGTON MANCHESTER ROAD
SD 72 NE
5/24 Church of St. John the Baptist
Church, 1877, by H. Varley. Snecked rock-faced stone, slate roof.
Nave with aisles, 3-sided chancel, south tower with spire. Early
English style. Three-stage tower with angle buttresses, a very
prominent hollow-moulded cornice to the 2nd stage, octagonal belfry
with a string course, octagonal spire with splayed base overhanging the
belfry; on south side of tower an arched doorway of 3 orders (with 2
shafts which have carved fern-leaf capitals) under a gablet, with
coupled cusped windows above. Buttressed 4-bay aisles have arched
windows of 2 cusped lights with different tracery in the heads; nave
has clerestory of triple-light windows. Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SD7721426545
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