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Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Alwoodley, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.8491 / 53°50'56"N

Longitude: -1.5347 / 1°32'4"W

OS Eastings: 430707

OS Northings: 439307

OS Grid: SE307393

Mapcode National: GBR KRQX.JY

Mapcode Global: WHC96.DJF2

Plus Code: 9C5WRFX8+J4

Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 11 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1256042

English Heritage Legacy ID: 465347

Location: Leeds, LS17

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Alwoodley

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Leeds

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Moor Allerton and Shadwell

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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714-1/7/988 (West side)
Church of St John the Evangelist


Anglican church. 1853, enlarged 1889. By Joseph Thompson.
Coursed squared gritstone, grey slate roof.
PLAN: 3-bay nave, 2-bay chancel, 3-stage W tower with broach
spire; 1889 transepts, vestry and organ chamber. Gothic
Revival style.
EXTERIOR: lancet windows and stepped buttresses to nave,
2-light chancel windows, 5-light at E end very plain with
ashlar panels and hoodmould. 3-light transept windows; tower
has S door in Gothic arch with hoodmould and head stops,
quatrefoil windows to 2nd stage, paired belfry windows,
lucarne windows to spire. Stepped buttresses, moulded strings,
gable copings and cross finials.
INTERIOR: wide arches to transepts and chancel, short attached
columns with foliate caps, painted ceiling panels,
scissor-brace roof trusses. Quatrefoil marble font, brass
eagle lectern dated 1889.
One of the 13 churches and 10 chapels built in Leeds 1840-53;
the land was given by Sir Thomas Beckett.
(A brief history of the Church of St John the Evangelist:

Listing NGR: SE3070739307

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