List number: 1121617
List grade: 2
Keys to the Past HER: D35684
Post code: DL13 5RD
Grid ref: NZ0908726132

Church of St John the Evangelist, Lynesack


St John's is a parish church, located on a sideroad off Grewburn Lane in Lynesack, near Butterknowle, in County Durham. The church was built in 1847.[1Charles Dickens' novel "Nicholas Nickleby" features a famous character called "Smike". Smike was based on a real-life person called Edward Smith, who is buried in the chucrhyard at St John's Church. The name "Smike" is inscribed on the tombstone.[2]

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The Church of St John the Evangelist, Lynesack

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Lynesack cemetery

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Church of St. John the Evangelist, Lynesack

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Lynesack & Softley Parish Church

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St. John the Evangelist : Lynesack

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CHURCH OF ST JOHN EVANGELIST - Lynesack - List Entry
- "Parish church. Dated 1847 on left door jamb. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar plinth, dressings and quoins; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. 6-bay nave with south porch and ...

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St. John the Evangelist's Church, Lynesack
- "Parish church. Dated 1847 on left door jamb. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar plinth, dressings and quoins; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. 6-bay nave with south porch and ...

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- Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was one of the greatest novelists of the Victorian era and his works remain widely read. As a writer, performer, and social critic his work was highly ...
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