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Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Darrington, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6508 / 53°39'2"N

Longitude: -1.2592 / 1°15'33"W

OS Eastings: 449062

OS Northings: 417395

OS Grid: SE490173

Mapcode National: GBR MVN7.51

Mapcode Global: WHDCF.MHLL

Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 11 December 1967

Last Amended: 13 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135502

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342483

Location: Darrington, Wakefield, WF8

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Darrington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Darrington St Luke and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Church of St. John
the Evangelist
(formerly listed as
Church of St. John)
- II
Church. 1878, by Sir Arthur Blomfield. Rock-faced magnesian limestone, red
tile roofs. Small building of cruciform plan, with crossing tower. In C12
northern French style. Short buttressed 3-bay nave; gabled south porch to
lst-bay has 2-centred arched outer doorway with set-in shafts which have
stiff-leaf capitals (now heavily eroded), and deeply-undercut moulding to the
arch with dogtooth decoration, and a hoodmould; above the door, a lozenge
carved with the emblem of the Evangelist; small coupled lancets in each side
wall. Nave has single and coupled lancets with hoodmoulds. Transepts have
tall coupled lancets with quatrefoils above and gable copings with apex
crosses. South transept has a 2-centred arched moulded doorway on east side.
Short apsidal chancel has a sill band and a single lancet in each side.
Crossing tower of one stage has three deeply-recessed lancet belfry louvres
in each side, with linked hoodmoulds, steeply-pitched pyramidal roof.
Interior has rib-vaulted crossing and apse.

Listing NGR: SE4906217395

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

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