History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingstone, Staffordshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


Latitude: 52.8628 / 52°51'46"N

Longitude: -1.9116 / 1°54'41"W

OS Eastings: 406047

OS Northings: 329485

OS Grid: SK060294

Mapcode National: GBR 392.HJ2

Mapcode Global: WHBDQ.L9XM

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 12 January 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038370

English Heritage Legacy ID: 273829

Location: Kingstone, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, ST14

County: Staffordshire

District: East Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Kingstone

Built-Up Area: Kingstone

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Kingstone St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


10/122 Church of St. John


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

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

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.