Saint John's Church, Harrogate Road, Moor Allerton, Leeds :: Shared Description

St.Johnís Moor Allerton was built in 1853. A clock was installed Ė by Potts of Leeds in 1862.
In 1889, with a growing local population, 2 vestries were added, the chancel enlarged, 2 transepts were provided and the churchyard was levelled and drained. In 1987 further re-arrangements were made: a second entrance was provided (by way of the north transept) the pulpit was replaced and the chancel steps were extended. Some pews were removed to give more flexibility to worship. The original building plans were prepared by Joseph Thompson in his office in the Leeds central market buildings and it was built by George Nettleton of Roundhay. Weetwood white sandstone was used for the interior with the exterior built from the Potternewton Quarry. Major donors included the Earl of Harewood and George Lane Fox of Bramham Park. The Church was consecrated on December 13th 1853 by Dr.Longley, the Bishop of Ripon together with Dr. Hook, Vicar of Leeds.
by Mark Stevenson
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SE3039 : Saint John's Church, Harrogate Road, Moor Allerton, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE3039 : Saint John's Church, Harrogate Road, Moor Allerton, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE3039 : Saint John's Church, Harrogate Road, Moor Allerton, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE3039 : Saint John's Church, Harrogate Road, Moor Allerton, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE3039 : Saint John's Church, Harrogate Road, Moor Allerton, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE3039 : Saint John's Church, Harrogate Road, Moor Allerton, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE3039 : Saint John's Church, Harrogate Road, Moor Allerton, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE3039 : Saint John's Church, Harrogate Road, Moor Allerton, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE3039 : Saint John's Church, Harrogate Road, Moor Allerton, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE3039 : Saint John's Church, Harrogate Road, Moor Allerton, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE3039 : Saint John's Church, Harrogate Road, Moor Allerton, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE3039 : Saint John's Church, Harrogate Road, Moor Allerton, Leeds by Mark Stevenson


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Created: Thu, 1 Sep 2016, Updated: Thu, 1 Sep 2016

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