CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE DIVINE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1281357
Date first listed:
21-Feb-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE DIVINE, HEWLETT STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE DIVINE, HEWLETT STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Lancashire
District:
Chorley (District Authority)
Parish:
Coppull
National Grid Reference:
SD 56042 14230

Details

SD 51 SE COPPULL HEWLETT STREET



8/90 Church of St. John the Divine - - II

Church, 1911, by Dudley Newman with carving by Esmond Burton. Rock faced stone, green slate roof. West tower, nave with aisles, chancel, in Perpendicular style with some C12/C13 details. Battlemented 3-stage tower with diagonal buttresses to west and angle buttresses to east, traceried 3-light west window, battlemented polygonal stair turret at south west corner, 2-light belfry louvre in each side, prominent gargoyles at centres and corners of band below battlements (derived from examples in Normandy); nave of 5 bays and chancel of 2 bays have battlemented parapets, arched 2-light windows with cusped tracery and hoodmoulds; aisles have 3-light square windows with hoodmoulds, triple- chamfered jambs and heads, and cusped tracery; 1st bay of south aisle has a gabled porch with battlemented parapet, moulded arch, and diagonal buttresses; to south side of chancel a low vestry with similar buttresses and parapet. Interior: 5-bay nave arcade of shafted columns with moulded polygonal caps to the shafts; moulding of 2-centred arches springs from the shafts, giving the appearance of an arch within an arch; tower arch and chancel arch are similarly shafted and moulded, and have hoodmoulds; aisle windows have slightly bowed straight labels with foliated stops. Nave and chancel have arch-braced wooden roofs supported by wall posts on stone corbels (figured in chancel). South wall of chancel has piscina and sedilia (3 seats) with trefoil and mouchette tracery and a hoodmould. Sanctuary lamp which was miners lamp used at Chisnall Hall colliery, the last coal mine in Coppull; commemorative wall plaque to family of Haydock of Bogburn Hall (q.v.) and USA. Successful early C20 realisation of Gothic style; gift of James Darlington.

Listing NGR: SD5604214230

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
357607
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2000
Reference: IOE01/01164/34
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