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Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Baildon, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8529 / 53°51'10"N

Longitude: -1.7644 / 1°45'51"W

OS Eastings: 415593

OS Northings: 439653

OS Grid: SE155396

Mapcode National: GBR JR3W.SL

Mapcode Global: WHC92.VFZ5

Plus Code: 9C5WV63P+56

Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133406

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337863

ID on this website: 101133406

Location: St John's Church, Church Hill, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD17

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Baildon

Built-Up Area: Baildon

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Baildon St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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(south side)

11/11 Church of St. John
the Evangelist


Church. 1848 by Mallinson and Healey (Bradford),south tower added
1928. Hammer-dressed stone, ashlar dressings, stone slate roof.
Nave, shallow chancel, south aisle partly embracing tower, west
porch. Simple Early English style with Perpendicular style tower.
Nave has 5 bays of lancets and single-light windows alternating with
a 2-light window, offset buttresses. West end has 2 lancets with
circular window above with cinquefoil. Coped gable with prominent
bellcote and clock. Single-bay chancel with lower roof has 3-light
lancet east window with hoodmould. South aisle under separate gabled
roof has 4 bays of lancets and 2-light east window with quatrefoil.
Coped gable surmounted by carved cross. Porch has pointed-arched
doorway with rollmoulding and colonnettes, hoodmould with carved-face
stops and decorative wrought-iron gates surmounted by copper cross.
Coped gable with kneelers. 3-stage embattled tower has plinth,
diagonal buttresses and vice set in junction with aisle. 2-light
windows to 1st and 3rd stage(belfry).

Interior: 5-bay nave with arch-braced roof with convex struts.
Open arcade to south aisle with pointed arches carried on octagonal
columns with moulded capitals,survivals from the earlier C14 church.
6-bay aisle, 1st bay occupied by organ, 5th bay opens into baptistry
retaining C14 octagonal font from earlier church. Rest gallery carried
on oak octagonal columns with linking shallow trefoils. Pointed
chancel arch with chamfer. 2-bay chancel roof.

Furnishings: Richly decorated wrought-iron chancel screen with gates
c1905. Finely carved reredos c1901. Stained glass: East window
representing the theme of charity. Other windows by Barnett, York
c1849. Renewed memorials from earlier church the finest in carved
marble to Paul Meyer,,a soldier, by Fisher of York c1763. Fine
funeral hatchment. Pulpit is Cl7 with carved oak panels: octagonal
on pedestal base with drop finials.

Listing NGR: SE1559339653

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