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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Hammerwich, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.664 / 52°39'50"N

Longitude: -1.8979 / 1°53'52"W

OS Eastings: 407001

OS Northings: 307364

OS Grid: SK070073

Mapcode National: GBR 3CF.T68

Mapcode Global: WHBFP.T9FL

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 15 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038850

English Heritage Legacy ID: 272647

Location: Hammerwich, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS7

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

Civil Parish: Hammerwich

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Hammerwich St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

(east side)

5/35 Church of St. John
the Baptist


Parish church. 1873-83 by Newman and Billing. Rock faced random coursed
sandstone; tiled roofs; verge parapets; west steeple, nave, apse and
north aisle. Early English style. Steeple: of 3 stages with clasping
buttresses, the tower is set-in to bell chamber level with corbelled
eaves, broach spire and lucarnes. Pointed, paired bell chamber openings;
triple, pointed west window over pointed west door. An octagonal stair
turret is embedded into south east angle with the nave which has
corbelled eaves of three bays of paired, pointed windows divided by
two stage buttresses. Apse, only marginally lower than nave, two short
bays to sides and 3-sided east end all with trefoil headed lancets;
two light east window under gablet. Aisle: pent, paired pointed windows
and vestry set against tower.

Listing NGR: SK0700107364

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

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