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© Mr Graham Hindle

IoE Number: 183521
Location: CHURCH OF ST JOHN EVANGELIST,
  READ, RIBBLE VALLEY, LANCASHIRE
Photographer: Mr Graham Hindle
Date Photographed: 16 May 2004
Date listed: 17 December 1968
Date of last amendment: 17 December 1986
Grade II

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READSD 73 SE7/36Church of St.John Evangelist17-12-1968-II

READ SD 73 SE 7/36 Church of St.John Evangelist 17-12-1968 - II Church, 1884 by Ross of Accrington, with tower added 1911. Rock-faced sandstone with slate roof. Comprises a west tower with west chapel, a nave, a lower chancel which has a 3-sided apsidal east end, a north lean-to organ chamber and vestry, a gabled projection on the south, and a south porch. The nave, of 5 bays to the north and 4 to the south, has paired chamfered lancets. The porch is timber-framed above a stone base. Against the west wall, offset to the south, is the tower, which has angle buttresses which terminate with gablets against a stone spire. The bell openings are of 2 trefoiled lights with a trefoil under a pointed head. The west window is similar. To the north of the tower, against the west wall of the nave, is a single-storey lean-to chapel which has 3 windows each of one trefoiled light. Inside, the nave has scissor-braced trusses. At the west end 2 moulded pointed arches with octagonal column and semi-octagonal responds open into the chapel. A smaller arch to the south opens into the lower stage of the tower. The chancel arch is pointed and chamfered in 2 orders.

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