CHURCH OF ST JOHN - Barrow - List Entry

  • Description

    "Church, on site of earlier church. 1934-35. By Paget and Seeley of London. Ferroconcrete with concrete and green slate roofs. Cruciform plan with enlarged crossing and with lean-tos against the nave and transepts; arcaded loggia leads to west porch; chancel has round apse, south organ chamber with bell tower and south vestry. Byzantine style. Loggia: 6 round arches to west and 4 to east. Lean-to against nave lit by two 3-light mullioned sandstone font. Other fitments brought from earlier church: eagle lectern; wooden pulpit; choir stalls with carvings designed by Clifford Green and executed by FJ Lord 1922 (both of Barrow). C19 stained glass to west windows: 3 panels depict St John, St Mary and Dorcas. The old church consecrated 1879. Foundation stone of this church laid 15.12.1934; consecration 28.9.1935...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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