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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Royston, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.5867 / 53°35'12"N

Longitude: -1.4483 / 1°26'54"W

OS Eastings: 436616

OS Northings: 410154

OS Grid: SE366101

Mapcode National: GBR LVBY.7Z

Mapcode Global: WHDCQ.Q3JP

Plus Code: 9C5WHHP2+MM

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151146

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333701

Location: Monk Bretton, Barnsley, S71

County: Barnsley

Electoral Ward/Division: Royston

Built-Up Area: Barnsley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Carlton St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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(west side),
2/15 Church of St. John
Church. 1879 by G. E. Street. Hammer-dressed stone, tile roof. 4-bay nave
with 3-bay north aisle, 2-bay chancel with square tower over 1st bay on south
side. 2-, 3-, and 4-light windows with Decorated tracery. Large 4-light east
window. Two tall 2-light west windows separated by a buttress. Circle in
west gable apex with 4 trefoils. Circular stair turret with conical roof on
south side of tower. The tower rises one stage above the roof ridge and has
2-light, louvred belfry openings and a saddleback roof.

Interior: nave: 2-bay north arcade on short octagonal piers. Arch-braced roof.
Chancel: Piscina and sedilia. Stone vaulted roof to 1st bay and wooden vaulted
roof to 2nd bay. Wood-block floor. Round stone pulpit on pedestal with stone
spiral stair. Straight-backed, straight-sided pews.

N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, 1967.

Listing NGR: SE3661610154

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