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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Accrington, Lancashire

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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

Plus Code: 9C5VPMM3+W6

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072757

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183821

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5

County: Lancashire

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

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Listing Text

SD 72 NE
5/24 Church of St. John the Baptist
- II

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

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

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