CHURCH OF ST JOHN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1229092
Date first listed:
08-Jun-1990
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN, HIGH STREET

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

District:
Dudley (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 91045 87580

Details

1. 5106 HIGH STREET SO 98 NW 6/198 Brockmoor Church of St John II 2. Commissioners' Church. 1844-5, by Thomas Smith. Plum brick with yellow brick dressings; stone-coped shallow-pitched gabled Welsh slate roofs with carved faces to kneelers. Cruciform plan with vestry north of short chancel, extruded turrets in west angles of transepts and west porch. Neo-Norman style. All bays recessed and articulated by yellow brick pilaster buttresses with corbels to frieze beneath blocking course. One- bay chancel has 3 graduated lancets with waterleaf capitals to engaged shafts. Two-bay transepts:lancets have hood moulds with head stops over engaged shafts to waterleaf capitals and chevron arches; north and south gables have 3 plain graduated lancets. Nave has four-bay north&south elevations with similar lancet windowsand carved heads to chevron cornice; west gable has cornice continued as frieze and bellcote set on projecting bay flanked by similar lancets and with similar surround to doorway set in gabled porch. Interior: plastered walls; chancel has coffered ceiling, engaged shafts to fine late C19 stained-glass window, panelled dado and chamfered chancel arch set on engaged shafts with scalloped capitals; similar arches to transepts; plain pitch-pine pews; octagonal font with foliate capitals to marble shafts; roof trusses all have 3 central posts concealing wrought-iron tie bolts. A good example of a Neo-Norman Commissioners Church. (Buildings of England: Staffordshire, p.80).

Listing NGR: SO9104587580

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
403869
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Staffordshire, (1974), 80

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 15 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01172/09
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