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St John the Evangelist’s Church, Truro
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St John the Evangelist’s Church, Truro
Coordinates: 50°15′36.36″N 5°03′13.32″W / 50.2601000°N 5.0537000°W / 50.2601000; -5.0537000
Location Truro
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Anglo-Catholic
History
Dedication St John the Evangelist
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade II listed
Architect(s) Philip Sambell
Completed 1828
Administration
Parish St John Truro
Diocese Diocese of Truro
Province Province of Canterbury

St John the Evangelist's Church, Truro is a Grade II listed parish church in the Church of England in Truro, Cornwall.

History

The church was built in 1828 to the designs of the architect Philip Sambell of Devonport. It was modified in 1860 by William Henry Reid of Plymouth

Extensive alterations were carried out by James Arthur Reeve of Exeter in 1884. The ceiling of carved wood replaced the plaster ceiling. A new organ was introduced. Stained glass windows by Heaton, Butler and Bayne were inserted. The church reopened on 12 October 1884.

There were more changes in 1892.

Organ

The church contains an organ by Forster and Andrews dating from 1884 which was purchased at a cost of £344 (equivalent to £25,694 in 2018).2018 It was enlarged by Heard and Son of Truro in 1895. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

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