St John the Evangelist's Church, Truro facts for kids
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St John the Evangelist’s Church, Truro
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Dedication||St John the Evangelist|
|Heritage designation||Grade II listed|
|Parish||St John Truro|
|Diocese||Diocese of Truro|
|Province||Province of Canterbury|
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.
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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