|||St. John's Church, general view (Oulton)
View of St. John's Church.
The extreme length of the Church from East to West is 150 feet(50 metres), its extreme breadth is 56 feet(18.5 metres),
the height of the tower is 75 feet(25metres) and the entire height to the top of the spire is
155 feet(51.5 metres).
The spire is of exact proportions for the times, the height of its base and is octagal in shape with two stories of buildings terminated with a vane on the top of a rich carved finail.
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|||St. John's Church, interior (Oulton) (2 comments)
View of interior of St. John's Church. The Church consists of the Nave, two side aisles, a spacious Chancel, Vestry and Porch. The Vestry is the chapter house of York Minster in miniature and has a fine effect from the high road with its high pitch roof, on the point of which is a rich gilt double cross.
There are 35 stained glass windows in the Chancel window showing 10 different coats of arms.
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|||St. John's Church. (Oulton)
View of St. John's Church which was erected in compliance with the will of John Calverley.
The first stone was laid by his son in 1827. The Church was completed, consecrated and opened for worship in 1829.
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