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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: 1374085

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN

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

County: Staffordshire

District: South Staffordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton Aston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1962

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 271580

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 81 SE STRETTON C.P. STRETTON

5/103 Church of St. John. 19.3.62

GV II*

Parish Church. C12 Chancel, altered when the remainder re-built in late C19. Random coursed red sandstone; steeply pitched roofs in handmade red tile over Chancel and banded with scalloped tiles elsewhere with verge parapets. South Porch, Nave without Aisles; Transepts and Chancel. Timber framed gabled porch, 3 bay Nave, in Lancets, West window two light pointed and rose window over; West gable surmounted by bell cote; slightly projecting lower transepts built into length of Nave; two light windows in early C14 style, Chancel C12, buttressed, small rounded arch windows to North and South sides with round arch priest's door to South; C14 reticulated three light window to East end. Interior: Pointed arch to Chancel, depressed pointed arches to transepts. Late C19 roof to Nave; corbelled arch braces to ties with strutted king posts, trussed rafters in Chancel of similar date. Piscina scalloped with flower ornament, corbels for effigies on East wall of Chancel, mediaeval mensa altar, C17 Laudian communion rail, late C19 octagonal stone font and octagonal timber box pulpit; simplified poppy head to choir stall bench ends. Oval slate plaque over South door. Carved stone C15 figure corbel by priest's door at time of re-survey. Pre-restoration drawing within Church.

Listing NGR: SJ8867411667

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National Grid Reference: SJ 88674 11667

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