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Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7756 / 54°46'32"N

Longitude: -2.0904 / 2°5'25"W

OS Eastings: 394285

OS Northings: 542299

OS Grid: NY942422

Mapcode National: GBR FFV6.7W

Mapcode Global: WHB3B.V7S9

Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232216

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407553

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Stanhope and Rookhope

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

STANHOPE STOTFIELD BURN
NY 94 SW Rookhope

10/277 Church of St. John
the Evangelist
GV II
Parish church,1905 by Caroƫ and Passmore, replacing 1822-4 church on lower site
beside burn. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings and quoins; Welsh
slate roof with stone gable copings. Nave with south porch; chancel with south
vestry and organ chamber. Gabled porch has deeply-chamfered open round arch;
boarded inner door. Round-headed narrow windows in buttressed bays of nave and
3 similar windows in west end and in south gable of vestry. 3-light east
window. Low-pitched roof has gabled west bellcote above overhanging gabled
bellcote.

Interior: stone with ashlar dressings; arch-braced collar-beam roof with wind
braces. Round arch to chancel and chamfered round arch to organ; wide segmental
arch over sedilia. Simple octagonal stone pedestal font with ogee-shaped C17
wood cover. Memorials to Featherstone family, removed from former church:
white marble oval on black mount, to Mrs Ann Featherstone died 1834 and buried
in Church of St. John, Newcastle; and high-relief Featherstone arms in wood.


Listing NGR: NY9428542299

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