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Church of Saint John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.453 / 51°27'10"N

Longitude: -0.9609 / 0°57'39"W

OS Eastings: 472296

OS Northings: 173176

OS Grid: SU722731

Mapcode National: GBR QPG.7L

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.9RC0

Entry Name: Church of Saint John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 24 July 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39226

Location: Reading, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Reading St John the Evangelist and St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(East Gide)
Church of St John
the Evangelist
SU 7273 7/354 24.7.74.
Church of England. 1872-73 by W A Dixon. Large Early English style rock
faced Kentish Rag Church with buf f and red sandstone dressings. South-west
tower with angle buttresses and 2 light bell-stage openings. Gargoyles and
machicoliation below brick spire with gables. Columned doorway at front of
tower with carved lunette and applied crocketted gable over. Tripled west
window, stilted arches. Half octogan turrets of different heights flank west
front. Tall short nave and chancel, gabled aisle chapels. Stonework around
foundation stone excavated in order to remove the foundation stone.

Listing NGR: SU7229673176

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

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