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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Checkley, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9467 / 52°56'48"N

Longitude: -1.9131 / 1°54'47"W

OS Eastings: 405938

OS Northings: 338819

OS Grid: SK059388

Mapcode National: GBR 383.94Q

Mapcode Global: WHBDB.L679

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 8 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037965

English Heritage Legacy ID: 274926

Location: Checkley, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Checkley

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Croxden with Hollington St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


10/122 Church of St. John


Chapel of ease 1859-61 by G. E. Street. Rough faced random coursed
Hollington sandstone; steeply pitched tiled roofs with crested ridge,
verge parapets and bellcote to west end. Nave with north porch and apse.
Nave: low walls with diagonal buttresses at angles and string at cill
level; a large 3-stage buttress runs axially up the west face to the
bellcote; approximately 3 bays with trefoil-headed lancets to east and
quatrefoil to west of north porch: this has very low eaves (lower west than
east) taken down to cill level; pointed arch entrance. Apse: of similar
ridge, but greater eaves height than nave; two-light, plate tracery
trefoil-headed (with quatrefoil over) side windows; similar but 3-light
east window with gablet over, run into the curve of the apse.

Listing NGR: SK0593838819

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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