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Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Cinderford, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8126 / 51°48'45"N

Longitude: -2.5051 / 2°30'18"W

OS Eastings: 365277

OS Northings: 212786

OS Grid: SO652127

Mapcode National: GBR FV.WZ3T

Mapcode Global: VH86Y.JPJT

Plus Code: 9C3VRF7V+3X

Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186462

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354099

Location: Cinderford, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Cinderford

Built-Up Area: Cinderford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cinderford St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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10/29 Church of St. John the Evangelist


Parish Church; 1844, by Edward Blore. Squared coursed masonry,
ashlar dressings, slate roof. Cruciform plan, with 4-bay nave,
narrow aisles, transepts, chancel, south porch and south west
tower. Early English style. Porch low, gabled, square set
buttresses. To left tower, in three stages; lowest square with
square-set gabled buttresses, sloping offset to octagonal second
and third stages, third ashlar with one lancet per face, louvred.
Above corbelled eaves and spire with roll moulding to angles.
Aisle plinth, plain string course at sill level, tall lancets,
corbelled eaves; no clerestory. Transept door beneath central
lancet, quatrefoil in gable, large kneelers to gable copings.
Chancel semi-octagon, buttressed, height relating to nave arcade.
All lancet windows have hood moulds. Internally painted brick
walls, chancel only plastered. Kneelers and certain voussoirs to
chancel arch, rock faced. Square timber posts form arcade,
carrying queen strut trusses. Crossing has larger hollow octagonal
timber posts, carrying arch-braced collar trusses. Western gallery
on cast iron columns, formerly galleries in transepts (organ now in
north transept). Ribs to angles of chancel roof, rising from stone
corbels. Chancel screen added c1913.

Listing NGR: SO6527712786

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