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CHURCH OF ST JOHN

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST JOHN

List entry Number: 1038370

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Staffordshire

District: East Staffordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kingstone

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 273829

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History

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Details

SK 02 NE KINGSTONE C.P. KINGSTONE

10/122 Church of St. John 12/1/66

GV II

Parish Church. 1860-61. By David Brandon; south aisle by G.E. Street. Rock faced stone with ashlar dressings; clay tile roof with coped verges. 5-bay nave with north porch, 2 bay chancel with canted east end, north- east tower with angle buttresses, south-east vestry. Nave: Bay divisions marked by buttresses; windows of 2 cusped pointed lights and central colonette mullion with naturalistic foliated capital, under plate traceried quatrefoil and pointed hood mould terminating in naturalistic foliage; West window has 2 trefoil-headed lights and central colonette mullion supporting Y-tracery incorporating cusped circles, roll and fillet moulded hood terminating in heads of a King and Queen; quatrefoiled light to gable above gabled timber framed porch to pointed door with roll and fillet moulded hood. South aisle: Bay divisions marked by buttresses; single or paired lancet windows. S.E. Vestry: Segmental pointed door to west, Caernarvon arch window to east. Chancel: Buttress to each angle; pointed windows of 2 cusped pointed lights with sexfoil over. N.E. Tower: 3 stages, lower stage has windows of 2 cusped pointed lights with plate traceried trefoil over, second stage has simple straight headed loops, belfry stage has 2 cusped lancets to each side. Interior: Nave arcade of slim cylindrical columns with moulded bases and capitals and double chamfered pointed arches; pointed chancel arch has 3 orders of roll and fillet moulding and stiff leaf capitals to cylindrical columns; pointed and chamfered tower arch; nave roof with arch-braced scissor trusses, the braces springing from stone corbels carved with naturalistic foliage; aisle roof has arch springing from corbels to support a single purlin; scissor braced chancel roof, the canted end has roll and fillet moulded braces springing from foliated corbels. Fittings: Stone font with quadrilobe shaft and base to octagonal bowl having serated edges to circular panels containing foliage; octagonal stone pulpit has trefoil arched side panels; altar rail of twisted wrought iron standards with scrolled brackets and attached leaf decoration to wooden rail; oak chest dated 1608. B.O.E. p.163.

Listing NGR: SK0604729485

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Staffordshire, (1974), 163

National Grid Reference: SK 06047 29485

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