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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Swadlincote, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.7827 / 52°46'57"N

Longitude: -1.5685 / 1°34'6"W

OS Eastings: 429201

OS Northings: 320655

OS Grid: SK292206

Mapcode National: GBR 5F5.D9L

Mapcode Global: WHCGD.WB81

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 14 October 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82572

Location: South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE11

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Town: South Derbyshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Newhall and Stanton

Built-Up Area: Swadlincote

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Newhall St John

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

(south side)
Church of St John
SK 22 SE 1/1

1820-30. (Pre 1836). Red brick church standing in former centre of Newhall
village facing green called 'Market Place'. Short west tower, aisless nave
and chancel. Gothic style. Tower has west door, window cloak, belfry window
and crenellated parapet. Angle buttresses carried up to small square 'towers'
surmounted by broach spires. Nave has 4 windows all with deeply splayed
brick arches and dripmoulds. Large east window to chancel. Inside, panelled
west gallery and doors with Gothic ribbed tracery. Chandeliers. Wall monuments
include one to Rev Joseph Clay 'one of the founders of this church' (died
1836). Open wooden screen of 1924.

Listing NGR: SK2920120655

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

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